HyperDic: fuss

English > 6 senses of the word fuss:
NOUNstatefuss, dither, pother, tizzy, flapan excited state of agitation
eventfuss, trouble, bother, hasslean angry disturbance
communicationfuss, bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggerya quarrel about petty points
actfuss, bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, stira rapid active commotion
VERBemotionfuss, niggle, fretworry unnecessarily or excessively
socialfuss, mother, overprotectcare for like a mother
fuss > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > fuss: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn excited state of agitation.
Synonymsdither, pother, tizzy, flap
BroaderagitationA mental state of extreme / extreme emotional disturbance
Verbsfussworry unnecessarily or excessively
English > fuss: 6 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn angry disturbance.
Example"he didn't want to make a fuss"
Synonymstrouble, bother, hassle
Broaderperturbation, disturbanceActivity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
Spanishalboroto, escándalo, lata, lío, molestia, problema
Catalanlata, nosa
English > fuss: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA quarrel about petty points.
Synonymsbicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery
Broaderquarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustupAn angry dispute
Spanishaltercado, desavenencia, discordia, disputa, pique, roce, tiff
Catalanenganxada, tiff, topada
Adjectivesfussyexacting especially about details
English > fuss: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA rapid active commotion.
Synonymsbustle, hustle, flurry, ado, stir
Broadercommotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumultThe act of making a noisy disturbance
Spanishagitación, ajetreo, alboroto, bulla, bullicio, jaleo, movimiento, revuelo, ruido, tejemaneje, torbellino, tráfago, trajín
Catalanagitació, bullícia, bullit, desori, enrenou, moviment, tràfec
Verbsfusscare for like a mother
English > fuss: 6 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningWorry unnecessarily or excessively.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue fuss over the results of the experiment
Example"don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
Synonymsniggle, fret
Narrowerdither, flap, pothermake a fuss
scrupleRaise scruples / scruples
BroaderworryBe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
Catalanafligir-se, amoïnar-se
Nounsfussan excited state of agitation
English > fuss: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcare for like a mother.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"She fusses over her husband"
Synonymsmother, overprotect
Broadercare, give careProvide care for
Spanishmimar en exceso, mimar, sobreproteger
Catalanacaronar, amanyagar, amoixar
Nounsfussa rapid active commotion

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