verb (used with object), gus·sied, gus·sy·ing.
verb (used without object), gus·sied, gus·sy·ing.
Origin of gussy
Examples from the Web for gussies
Gussies head is very bad; and of course the some one will go away.Girls of the True Blue|L. T. Meade
Gussies information served to bring back Leilas warning of early fall against Elizabeth Walbert.
You will never forgive me, was Gussies shame-faced prognostication.
She had long since learned that the key to her door would unlock that of Gussies.
In consequence Gussies chums had gone on to the gymnasium with their escorts an hour before Elizabeth knocked on Gussies door.
"to dress up or decorate in a showy way," 1952, American English slang, apparently from Gussy (1940), schoolyard slang name for an overly dressed person, perhaps related to gussie (1901) "effeminate man," and somehow connected to the nickname for Augusta and Augustus.