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fuss

fuss

 
 
pronunciation:
fuhs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: activity or attention that is not necessary.
There was a lot of fuss over my sister's wedding.
synonyms:
fidgeting, flutter, stir
similar words:
bluster, commotion, flurry, hustle, lather, stew
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fussed, fusses, fussing
definition 1: to pay too much attention to things that are not important.
She fusses over her hair for an hour every morning.
synonyms:
fiddle, fidget
similar words:
putter, stew
definition 2: to complain about things that are not important.
He fussed about the price of everything on the menu.
synonyms:
fret, whine
similar words:
complain, grouch, grumble, kick, squawk, stew
derivation: fusser (n.)