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Meaning of FUSS

Pronunciation:  fus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rapid bustling commotion
  2. [n]  petty quarrel
  3. [n]  an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
  4. [n]  an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
  5. [v]  worry unnecessarily of excessively
  6. [v]  care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
 

FUSS is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: ado, bicker, bickering, bother, bustle, dither, flap, flurry, fret, hassle, hustle, mother, niggle, overprotect, pother, spat, squabble, stir, tiff, tizzy, trouble
 
 See Also: agitation, care, commotion, din, disturbance, dither, dustup, flap, give care, perturbation, pother, quarrel, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, run-in, scruple, tumult, words, worry, wrangle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fuss\, n. [Cf. {Fusome}.]
    1. A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about
       trifles. --Byron.
    
             Zealously, assiduously, and with a minimum of fuss
             or noise                              --Carlyle.
    
    2. One who is unduly anxious about trifles. [R.]
    
             I am a fuss and I don't deny it.      --W. D.
                                                   Howell.
    
    
  2. \Fuss\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fussed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Fussing}.]
    To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a
    bustle or ado. --Sir W. Scott.
    
    
 
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