fuss and feathers

noun plural but usually singular in construction

: fanfare and ostentation
official holidays … were celebrated with a maximum of fuss and feathersA. T. Bouscaren

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“Fuss and feathers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuss%20and%20feathers. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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