Definition of choosiness in English:



  • See choosy

    • ‘Furthermore, the three focal bird species took the baits in very different ways in this experiment, ranging from no selection by color to a high level of choosiness.’
    • ‘And yet, despite their choosiness, I wouldn't want to adopt their nutritional habits.’
    • ‘Clearly, the prediction of greater female choosiness under sexual selection models, and more equal choosiness under reinforcement models, is the least definitive of the three predictions.’
    • ‘Downie puts her lack of profile down to her age, her gender, the fact her charcoal drawings, digital installations, photography, prints and collages are difficult to categorise, and also her choosiness about where she exhibits.’
    • ‘Even if females only sample males passively, choosiness and acceptance criteria could depend on male phenotypes encountered.’