verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of fuss
OTHER WORDS FROM fussfusser, nounun·fussed, adjectiveun·fuss·ing, adjective
Words nearby fuss
Example sentences from the Web for fuss
Patrick Henry’s cheer situation highlights the pressure some parents have felt to keep their kids involved in youth sports during the pandemic – and to not raise a fuss or ask if they meet local health and safety orders.School Sports Became ‘Clubs’ Amid the Pandemic – Now Two Coaches Are Out|Ashly McGlone|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
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Combined with its container that holds up to 17 spent capsules at a time, this machine is fine-tuned for maximum efficiency with minimal fuss.
If Gloria and Lawson-Remer both win, Ikhrata opponents on the board could raise a fuss, but couldn’t hope to defeat his plan.
In other words, despite the slew of advertisers that made a fuss about pulling their ads, Facebook’s ad business will continue to thrive — even as some of its biggest advertisers keep away.
Now, with the publication of ‘Loitering,’ the uninitiated can discover what all the fuss is about.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection.|Steve Almond|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After what one cop called “a heck of a fuss,” they finally managed to print her.
She knew how to cause a fuss, how to become the center of media attention.
Madonna was supposed to come but canceled after the media raised a fuss.
Mauresmo realizes she has doubters, but is not letting herself be distracted by all the fuss.Why Andy Murray Hired a Champion (and Woman) Coach|Kevin Fixler|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I expected Peter would make a fuss when he missed it, but that very night the house in which he lived was burned to the ground.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922|Lucy Maud Montgomery
As she walked she could not help wondering what there had been to make such a fuss about.Gray youth|Oliver Onions
It is quite a fuss to persuade her to put them on, she is so nervous about them being lost!The Argosy|Various
My mother doctored it tenderly, and he begged that nothing should be said about it; he wanted no fuss about such a trifle.Chantry House|Charlotte M. Yonge
There was a fuss afterward in the family, but I kept clear of it.The Whole Family|William Dean Howells, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Mary Heaton
British Dictionary definitions for fuss
Derived forms of fussfusser, noun
Word Origin for fuss
Idioms and Phrases with fuss
In addition to the idiom beginning with fuss
- fuss and feathers
- kick up a fuss
- make a fuss