fussy


fussy

adjective \ˈfə-sē\

: very careful or too careful about choosing or accepting things : hard to please

: often upset or unhappy

: too fancy or complicated

fuss·i·erfuss·i·est

Full Definition of FUSSY

1
:  easily upset :  irritable
2
:  overly decorative <a fussy wallpaper pattern>
3
a :  requiring or giving close attention to details <fussy bookkeeping procedures>
b :  revealing a sometimes extreme concern for niceties :  fastidious, picky
fuss·i·ly \ˈfə-sə-lē\ adverb
fuss·i·ness \ˈfə-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of FUSSY

  1. I'm not fussy about where we eat.
  2. The room was cluttered and fussy.

First Known Use of FUSSY

1831

Rhymes with FUSSY

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