un·​fussy | \ ˌən-ˈfə-sē How to pronounce unfussy (audio) \

Definition of unfussy

: not fussy: such as
a : not particular : unconcerned
b : not cluttered with pretentious or nonessential matters : uncomplicated unfussy designs

Other Words from unfussy

unfussily \ ˌən-​ˈfə-​sə-​lē How to pronounce unfussy (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unfussy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The singer’s singer (Tony Bennett’s a fan!) is admired for her deft touch with lyrics and unfussy way with melody. BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2022 Like the hyper-competent aces at the story’s core, this is a movie that defines its lane early and sticks to it, with finesse, unfussy style and more than a few sneak attacks of emotion. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 24 May 2022 This third act ends up being the strongest section of More Than Ever: Atef stages unfussy scenes that pack maximum emotion, and Hélène seems one step closer to knowing herself. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 May 2022 From airy cotton skirts to matching two-piece swimsuits, the unfussy, effortless assortment conjures that getaway feeling best served with a frothy drink in hand. Caroline Tell, Forbes, 19 May 2022 The 40-seat bar first opened on March 10 intending to make fun and unfussy cocktails. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 14 Apr. 2022 And the design, true to Jenni Kayne form, is totally unfussy. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, 23 Apr. 2022 Opt for a thin, unfussy timepiece and a generous-size briefcase that can double as an overnight bag. WSJ, 28 Feb. 2022 For the second half, Wang, in a more conventional gown, played Scriabin like Vladimir Horowitz’s Scriabin, unfussy but full of glittery dramatic tension. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unfussy

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfussy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfussy. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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