One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘someone who enjoys finding fault with everything and putting people down’
fault, find lacking
criticize, attack, censure, condemn, impugn, reproach, reprove, run down, take to task, haul over the coals
complain about, quibble about, carp about, moan about, grouse about, grouch about, whine about, arraign
informal knock, slam, hammer, lay into, gripe about, beef about, bellyache about, bitch about, whinge about, nitpick over, pick holes in, sound off about
British informal slag off, have a go at, give some stick to, slate, rubbish
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