overfussy

adjective over·fussy \ ˌō-vər-ˈfə-sē \

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

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