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Meaning of FUSSY

Pronunciation:  'fusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"
  2. [adj]  perversely irritable
  3. [adj]  overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design"
 

FUSSY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: bad-tempered, busy, crabbed, crabby, cross, fancy, fastidious, finical, finicky, grouchy, grumpy, ill-natured, ill-tempered, particular
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fuss"y\, a. [Compar. {Fussier}; superl {Fussiest}.]
Making a fuss; disposed to make an unnecessary ado about
trifles; overnice; fidgety.

      Not at all fussy about his personal appearance. --R. G.
                                               White.

 
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