fuss over

Definition of fuss over

  1. :  to pay a lot of attention to (someone or something) in a nervous or excited way Everyone fussed over the baby. He spent hours fussing over the details of the speech.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  needless bustle or excitement

    :  a show of flattering attention

    :  a state of agitation especially over a trivial matter

  1. :  to create or be in a state of restless activity

    :  to shower flattering attentions

    :  to pay close or undue attention to small details

  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

    : used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

    : used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over

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