fuss with

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fuss with

: to move or handle (something) in a nervous or uncertain way : to fiddle with (something)
  • He fussed with his tie the whole time we were talking.
  • She's always fussing with her hair.

Word by Word Definitions

fuss play
  1. : needless bustle or excitement

  2. : a show of flattering attention

  3. : a state of agitation especially over a trivial matter

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

  2. : to pay close or undue attention to small details

  3. : to become upset : worry


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