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

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Examples of fusspot in a Sentence

as a professional gardener with a well-heeled clientele, he's used to dealing with fusspots

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The strongest performances — Dan Hiatt’s fusspot Polonius, Lozano’s regally detached Gertrude — combine color with clarity. Charles Mcnulty, latimes.com, "An actor transcends age: John Douglas Thompson melts away the years to play Hamlet at A.C.T.," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of fusspot

1921, in the meaning defined above

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to spread over or through

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