adjective, fuss·i·er, fuss·i·est.
- fuss and feathers,
Origin of fussy
Examples from the Web for fussy
It was nearing naptime and so the three hurried to grab groceries, worrying that the baby would get fussy after too long.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fussy legal language complicates what is sometimes a life-or-death situation.
They're not fussy; they don't care who takes charge as long as someone does.
Three years in Singapore: another alien identity card and immense red tape in that fussy, litigious bureaucracy.
It feels dated, the staff far too fussy, and for the money you can do a lot better.
When I thought she was a burgher girl, I felt like a fussy old hen with a flock of ducks if he were alone with her.Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy|Charles Major
Since then she had journeyed short distances up and down the coast, learning her own fussy ways and teaching them to her makers.West Of The Sun|Edgar Pangborn
It isnt us, anyhow, he added, for the benefit of the fussy man.The Motor Boys After a Fortune|Clarence Young
Once more there was a look at the end, but the "fussy old duck" was not satisfied, and, again had recourse to the flame.The Golf Course Mystery|Chester K. Steele
In those days folks 'made preparations' to go abroad—the dear, fussy, old-fashioned creatures!The Eddy|Clarence L. Cullen