Pronunciation: fŭs
n.1.A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles.
2.One who is unduly anxious about trifles; a fussbudget.
I am a fuss and I don't deny it.
- W. D. Howell.
v. i.1.To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a bustle or ado.
[imp. & p. p. Fussed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fussing.]
Noun1.fuss - an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
Synonyms: dither, pother, tizzy, flap
2.fuss - an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
Synonyms: bother, hassle, trouble
3.fuss - a quarrel about petty points
4.fuss - a rapid bustling commotion
Synonyms: ado, bustle, flurry, hustle, stir
Verb1.fuss - worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
Synonyms: fret, niggle
2.fuss - care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
Synonyms: mother, overprotect
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