- 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
Instead, the designs, by Sowinski Sullivan Architects, are fussy and over-scaled, and clumsily hark back to the past with nostalgic details.
Add a statement piece such as a dramatic serving bowl for a tablescape that's both wow-worthy and relaxed, or lift your look with un-fussy foliage.
Built in 1888, the distinctive house is in the Queen Anne-style but more horizontal and less fussy than the vertical Victorians of the time.
The in-house restaurant, Rijks, has a Michelin star but isn’t fussy—make that your lunch stop.
Dawson's on Main Somewhere between Indianapolis 500 shorts and T-shirts and a fancy night out, Dawson’s feels special without being fussy.
The show has a lot of fun with its protagonist’s weaknesses and, at first, Cumberbatch exercises his fussy Sherlock sensibilities to excellent effect, playing Patrick’s quirks as simultaneously irrefutable and ridiculous.
Like many drug-exposed babies, the Snow Baby may be profoundly fussy.
But those whiz-bang shots are all put in service of a shockingly savage and brutal war between Peter and his crew (Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Benjamin Bunny) and the fussy Thomas.
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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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