Fuss
Fuss 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • fuss — fuss; fuss·budg·et; fuss·er; fuss·i·ly; fuss·i·ness; fuss·pot; reh·fuss; fuss·budg·ety; …   English syllables

  • Fuss — (f[u^]s), n. [Cf. {Fusome}.] 1. A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles. Byron. [1913 Webster] Zealously, assiduously, and with a minimum of fuss or noise Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. One who is unduly anxious about trifles; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fuss — (n.) 1701, perhaps an alteration of force, or imitative of bubbling or sputtering sounds, or from Dan. fjas foolery, nonsense. First attested in Anglo Irish writers, but no obvious connections to Irish. The verb is first attested 1792, from the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • fuss — [fus] n. [17th c. slang, prob. echoic] 1. a flurry of nervous, excited, often needless activity; bustle 2. a state of excessive nervousness, agitation, etc. ☆ 3. a quarrel or argument 4. a showy display of delight, approval, etc. vi. 1. to cause… …   English World dictionary

  • fuss — index disturbance, fracas, furor, outburst, pretense (ostentation), trouble, turmoil Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • fuss — n pother, ado, flurry, *stir, bustle Analogous words: agitation, perturbation, disturbance, flustering or fluster (see corresponding verbs at DISCOMPOSE): *haste, hurry, speed …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fuss — [n] disturbance, trouble ado, agitation, altercation, argument, bickering, bother, broil*, bustle, commotion, complaint, confusion, controversy, difficulty, display, dispute, excitement, falling out*, fight, flap, flurry, flutter, fret, furor,… …   New thesaurus

  • fuss — ► NOUN 1) a display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest. 2) a protest or complaint. ► VERB 1) show unnecessary or excessive concern about something. 2) Brit. disturb or bother. 3) treat with excessive attention or… …   English terms dictionary

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