fussily fussily


  • (adv) in a fussy manner


  1. He was too selfconscious, too meticulously dressed, too fussily precise in his speech.
  2. At public meetings the Prime Minister will fussily arrange tables, adjust lamps, lower microphones.


  • At 70, the Venice Film Festival is Good, But No Longer One of the Greats. Here's Why.

    When I first attended the Venice Film Festival in 1992, there was a sense that the party -- whatever that might have been -- was over. Longtime attendees (and there was no shortage of these: the festival then specialized a particular kind of guest -- elderly cineastes who were erudite, fussily dressed, mostly gay and who appeared to model themselves directly upon Mann's Gustav von Aschenbach ...
    on August 28, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /