overfussy

adjective
over·​fussy | \ ˌō-vər-ˈfə-sē How to pronounce overfussy (audio) \

Definition of overfussy

: excessively fussy an overfussy design overfussy housekeeping "This is a remarkable place," said Pippi, looking around in astonishment. "But, see, they've spilled sawdust all over the floor! Not that I'm overfussy myself, but that does look careless to me."— Astrid Lindgren

First Known Use of overfussy

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Overfussy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfussy. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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