HyperDic: fussy

English > 3 senses of the word fussy:
ADJECTIVEallfussy, crabbed, crabby, cross, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-temperedannoyed and irritable
allfussy, busyovercrowded or cluttered with detail
allfussy, finical, finicky, particular, pickyexacting especially about details
fussy > pronunciation
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > fussy: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAnnoyed and irritable.
Synonymscrabbed, crabby, cross, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanisháspero, cascarrabias, gruñón, hosco, irritable, malhumorada, malhumorado, refunfuñón
Catalanbutzinaire, esquerp, malhumorat, malhumorós, rondinador, rondinaire
Nounsfussinessan irritable petulant feeling
Adverbsfussilyin a fussy manner
English > fussy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningovercrowded or cluttered with detail.
Example "a fussy design"
Broaderfancynot plain
Nounsfussinessunnecessary elaborateness / elaborateness in details
English > fussy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningexacting especially about details.
Example "fussy about clothes"
Synonymsfinical, finicky, particular, picky
BroaderfastidiousGiving careful attention to detail
Spanishcominero, meticuloso, pejiguero, puñetero, puntilloso, quisquilloso
Catalanexigent, meticulós, minuciós, primmirat, puntimirat, punyeter
Nounsfussa quarrel about petty points
fussinessunnecessary elaborateness / elaborateness in details

©2001-23 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict