- a fussy wallpaper pattern
Examples of fussy in a Sentence
I'm not fussy about where we eat.
The room was cluttered and fussy.
Recent Examples of fussy from the Web
Deep breaths and calming music or meditation tapes can help (a crying or fussy baby in the back seat can add to his stress).
And to create a baseline for the other two categories, a panel of moms had to unanimously agree on whether the cry was either hungry or fussy.
The controls are needlessly fussy and difficult to use, a disappointment in a car that’s loaded with much of the latest safety technology.
In recent years this tinkering has reached a new pitch as breeders, growers and nurseries have frantically sought to reinvent the rose and reshape its image as a sickly and fussy plant.
And for fussy and adventurous diners alike, a food hall offers diversity of choice.
These days Western fixers must compete with rivals from China and other countries with less fussy rules.
For many years, during the heyday of the restaurant revolution in Philadelphia, the trend was for chefs to produce exotic, overly fussy food, food designed to impress.
According to Daily Mail, a 5-star hotel has recently opened in Singapore exclusively designed for even the fussiest of felines.
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FUSSY Defined 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
- a fussy child
- His cat is fussy about food.
- … that bed … is as enormous and fussy as mine.
- —E. L. Konigsburg, Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
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