fusspot

noun
fuss·​pot | \ ˈfəs-ˌpät How to pronounce fusspot (audio) \

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as a professional gardener with a well-heeled clientele, he's used to dealing with fusspots
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1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Fusspot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fusspot. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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