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

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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 guts of these unfussy eaters contain species-identifying mammalian DNA, a study has found, and could provide an easy, low-tech way of cataloging regional biodiversity. Michael Price, Science | AAAS, "Humble dung beetles may be ideal DNA detectors for animal surveys," 19 Feb. 2021 This difference is part of its appeal: while Starbucks has a high-brow vibe that explicitly targets affluent customers, Dunkin’ fans often pride themselves on being part of a working class community with straightforward needs and unfussy taste. Angela Lashbrook, refinery29.com, "Gotta Have My Dunkies: Meet Fast Food’s Friendliest Fandom," 11 Feb. 2021 Humans have desired uncomplicated, unfussy recipes since the beginning of time! Elise Taylor, Vogue, "9 of the Best Cookbooks For Beginners, From Pasta to Pastries," 15 Jan. 2021 Phil Oh, had their own original, unfussy style and confidence to spare—people like Maggie Maurer, Nicole Atieno, and Alton Mason. Emily Farra, Vogue, "What Will Street Style Look Like in 2021?," 5 Jan. 2021 The result of those efforts is an unfussy collection of songs that slip perfectly into the sort of Spotify playlists that play on repeat for the average listener. Britt Julious, chicagotribune.com, "Musician and producer Matt LeGrand is big on Spotify and other streaming spaces, but not so much in his hometown," 24 Dec. 2020 Here, discover 29 velvet outfits that are unfussy and undeniably smart. Rickie De Sole, Vogue, "Wave Goodbye to 2020 in These Pretty and Plush Velvet Pieces," 21 Dec. 2020 For an unfussy tapa, spoon the mussels over potato chips and dribble with brine. Benjamin Kemper, WSJ, "Dinner From a Can, No Apologies," 17 Dec. 2020 As life continues to take place mostly at home for the foreseeable future, the best dresses are easy and unfussy, employing long hemlines and nonchalant silhouettes. Rachel Besser, Vogue, "Score Your New Favorite Dress For A Fraction Of The Price," 27 Nov. 2020

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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 5 Mar. 2021.

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