fussily fussily

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a fussy manner

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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

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