Fussy meaning

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The definition of fussy is a person demanding attention, complaining a lot or worrying about nothing.

An example of fussy is a baby who's only happy when being held.

An example of fussy is someone who anxiously paces their house making everything perfect.

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Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious.

He was always fussy about clothes.

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Full of unnecessary details.
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Easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper.

A fussy baby.

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Anxious or particular about petty details.
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Calling for or requiring great attention to sometimes trivial details.

A fussy actuarial problem.

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Full of superfluous details.
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Having a tendency to fuss, cry, or be ill-tempered (especially of babies).
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Showing or needing careful attention.
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