1. apt to notice and make much of trivial faults or defects; faultfinding; difficult to please.
2. proceeding from a faultfinding or caviling disposition: He could never praise without adding a captious remark.
3. apt or designed to ensnare or perplex, especially in argument: captious questions.
"throats can be captious."
"people can be captious."
"parrots can be captious."
"criticisms can be captious."
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