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fuss·y

fussy

 
pronunciation:
fuh si
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: fussier, fussiest
definition 1: tending to fuss.
The baby is always fussy when he needs to take a nap.
similar words:
persnickety
definition 2: excessively concerned with details; meticulous.
She is very fussy about how the table is set for her dinner parties.
similar words:
dainty, finicky, meticulous, niggling, particular
definition 3: elaborately decorated or ornamented.
The pattern is a bit fussy for me; I prefer something simpler.
similar words:
overwrought
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derivations: fussily (adv.), fussiness (n.)