Definition of fussy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fussy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfʌsi//
     
    (fussier, fussiest)
     
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  1. 1too concerned or worried about details or standards, especially unimportant ones fussy parents fussy (about something) Our teacher is very fussy about punctuation. She's such a fussy eater. “Where do you want to go for lunch?” “I'm not fussy (= I don't mind).”
  2. 2having too much detail or decoration The costume designs are too fussy.
  3. 3doing something with small, quick, nervous movements a fussy manner the quick, fussy movements of her small hands
NAmE//ˈfʌsəli//
 
adverb
NAmE//ˈfʌsinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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