fussy fussy  /ˈfə si/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) annoyed and irritable
  2. (adj) overcrowded or cluttered with detail
  3. (adj) exacting especially about details

Usage(s):

  1. It wouldn't work well, for example, with certain jobs, like doctoring and teaching, or for particularly fussy infants.
  2. What bothered me was the fussy and ponderous direction by Ian Rickson.

News

  1. Racing Family Hopes Father's Day Celebration Begins Saturday At Lvms

    Drake Reed Anderson was born Feb. 26, and his destiny already might be in place to become a fourth-generation racecar driver. Sometimes when he's fussy, Drake's dad, David, will put a DVR-recorded race on TV, and the sound of engines and sight of cars
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. The 10 Most Beautiful Ferraris of All Time

    Upon its introduction, the 599 GTB Fiorano was touted as one of the most beautiful of all Ferraris. While the overall shape remains very attractive, the fussy scoop-heavy styling details haven't aged all that well. The car pictured is a limited edition, high performance GTO model.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. Faris tells Usmagazine.com, "We're thinking before the end of this year, but we are still sorting that out." "I just don't want anything big or fussy. I have a good girlfriend who is getting married next month, and she's got 13 bridesmaids....
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Anna Faris Source: WXYZ

  2. "My horse ran good," jockey Cornelio Velasquez said. "He got a little fussy. I had trouble with him in the gate. He broke slow."
    on Mar 3, 2007 By: Diego Velázquez Source: Forbes

  3. "We can't be too fussy with the way we're getting wins at the moment," Clarkson said. "We just want to take them, put them in the bank and move on. We've got four now so we've given ourselves a chance to get back into the season with three...
    on May 29, 2010 By: Alastair Clarkson Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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