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fussy adj
1 perversely irritable [syn: crabbed, crabby, cross, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered]
2 overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design" [syn: busy]
3 exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared" [syn: finical, finicky, particular] [also: fussiest, fussier]

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  • fŭs'i, /ˈfʌsi/, /"fVsi/
  • Rhymes: -ʌsi


  1. Anxious or particular about petty details.

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Fussy is a commune in the Cher département in central France.
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