grinch, scourge, critic, enigma, irony, shrew, follower, purist, puzzle, devotee, hothead, wet blanket, paradox, fanatic, zealot, riddle, diva, contender, perfectionist.
He herded us into the clerk's office to secure the necessary papers, and the girl clerk that issued them was a stickler
If old Blaney is such a stickler
for regulations they'll never let us fight any fires in this town.
Noll is a stickler
on those things....