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 English Language Learners
Definition of fussy for English Language Learners
: very careful or too careful about choosing or accepting things : hard to please
: often upset or unhappy
: too fancy or complicated
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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