Simple Definition of fussy
: very careful or too careful about choosing or accepting things : hard to please
: often upset or unhappy
: too fancy or complicated
Full Definition of fussy
fussilyplay \ˈfə-sə-lē\ adverb
fussinessplay \ˈfə-sē-nəs\ noun
Examples of fussy in a sentence
I'm not fussy about where we eat.
The room was cluttered and fussy.
First Known Use of fussy
FUSSY Defined for Kids
Definition of fussy for Students
1 : inclined to complain or whine <a fussy child>
2 : hard to please <His cat is fussy about food.>
3 : overly decorated and complicated <… that bed … is as enormous and fussy as mine. — E. L. Konigsburg, Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler>
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