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

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overfussy was in 1909

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“Overfussy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfussy. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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