noun \ˈfəs-ˌbə-jət\

: a person who worries or complains about small things : a fussy person

Full Definition of FUSSBUDGET

:  one who fusses or is fussy especially about trifles
fuss·bud·gety \-jə-tē\ adjective

Examples of FUSSBUDGET

  1. <a customer who's a real fussbudget about wanting her food very hot>

First Known Use of FUSSBUDGET

circa 1904


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