Definition of finical in US English:

finical

adjective

  • another term for finicky
    • ‘But it is what the elites fancy, as couldn't be clearer than from the squeal of triumph with which the magazine's finical architecture critic announced the organisation's choice.’
    • ‘I mean, take that scene in ‘King Lear’ where Kent harangues Oswald as being ‘a lily-livered, action-taking, whoreson, glass-gazing, super-serviceable, finical rogue’.’

Origin

Late 16th century (probably originally university slang): probably from fine + -ical, perhaps suggested by Middle Dutch fijnkens ‘accurately, neatly, prettily’.

Pronunciation

finical

/ˈfinikəl//ˈfɪnɪkəl/