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
Example sentences from the Web for fuss
Focus on heated vests that recharge fastWhen it comes to getting dressed and out the door, we all want to do it fast and without fuss.Best heated vest: Beat the cold weather with the right winter gear|PopSci Commerce Team|February 9, 2021|Popular Science
It’s a platform for merchants to create their own digital shops with minimal fuss and limited technical know-how.
I figured it’s finally time to learn what all the backcountry-touring fuss is about—and I know I won’t be the only newbie strapping into a splitboard in search of untracked pow and a new form of cardio.
So far in every engagement we’ve had with the FTC and attorneys general, their feedback has been, “Now that we understand the data, we’re not actually sure what the fuss is about.”Intuit’s CEO on the $7.1 billion Credit Karma acquisition, reorienting toward A.I., and reskilling workers|Geoffrey Colvin|December 22, 2020|Fortune
Three-pound dumbbells, a backlit control console, and a Bluetooth heart rate armband allow users to engage in their preferred level of workout with minimal fuss and downtime.Best exercise bike: Get your miles in without leaving the house|PopSci Commerce Team|December 19, 2020|Popular Science
All the things you were fussed about in the last six months?
Security detail was somewhat fussed when D.C. police made FTC 0001 move because the minivan was blocking rush hour traffic.Up to a Point: The U.S. Government’s Minimum Wage Is $430 Million Per Hour|P. J. O’Rourke|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
America never fussed over Ukraine before, so why exactly should we now?
Presently he dropped his hammer, and fussed about for a moment with a tiny wrench.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one had fussed over him like that since his mother died, and he was touchingly grateful.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
The colonel, exercising his owner's prerogative, would have fussed about The Rogue until the last minute.Garrison's Finish|W. B. M. Ferguson
Mrs. Pagnell fussed about being seen on her emergence from the Jolly Cricketers.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
Paul ground away at the letters, whilst Mr. Pappleworth fussed over various jobs.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
We throbbed out of our yard above Hammersmith Bridge, fussed about for a moment, and headed down stream.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells
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