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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -captious-, *captious*, captiou
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
captious[ADJ] ที่บ่นกับเรื่องไร้สาระ

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
captious(แคพ'ชัส) adj. หาเรื่อง,จับผิด,คอยจับผิด,แคะได้,หาเรื่อง,ขี้บ่น, See also: captiousness n. ดู captious, Syn. critical

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
captious(adj) จู้จี้,ขี้บ่น,ชอบหาเรื่อง,คอยจับผิด

ตัวอย่างประโยคจาก Tanaka JP-EN Corpus
captiousHe is a captious man.

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
captious    (j) (k a1 p sh @ s)
captiously    (a) (k a1 p sh @ s l ii)

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
verfänglich {adj} | verfänglicher | am verfänglichstencaptious | more captious | most captious [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
口煩い;口うるさい;口煩さい[くちうるさい, kuchiurusai] (adj-i) nagging; faultfinding; carping; captious [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Captious \Cap"tious\, a. [F. captieux, L. captiosus. See
     {Caption}.]
     1. Apt to catch at faults; disposed to find fault or to
        cavil; eager to object; difficult to please.
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              A captious and suspicious age.        --Stillingfleet.
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              I am sensible I have not disposed my materials to
              abide the test of a captious controversy. --Bwike.
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     2. Fitted to harass, perplex, or insnare; insidious;
        troublesome.
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              Captious restraints on navigation.    --Bancroft.
  
     Syn: Caviling, carping, fault-finding; censorious;
          hypercritical; peevish, fretful; perverse; troublesome.
  
     Usage: {Captious}, {caviling}, {Carping}. A captious person
            is one who has a fault-finding habit or manner, or is
            disposed to catch at faults, errors, etc., with
            quarrelsome intent; a caviling person is disposed to
            raise objections on frivolous grounds; carping implies
            that one is given to ill-natured, persistent, or
            unreasonable fault-finding, or picking up of the words
            or actions of others.
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                  Caviling is the carping of argument, carping the
                  caviling of ill temper.           --C. J. Smith.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  captious
      adj 1: tending to find and call attention to faults; "a captious
             pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding
             tutor" [syn: {captious}, {faultfinding}]

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