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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  • fussed — [fʌst] adj not be fussed (about sth) BrE spoken to not mind what happens or is done = ↑bothered ▪ Where do you want to go? I m not fussed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fussed — UK [fʌst] US adjective british informal Phrase: not be fussed about something * * * [fəst] adj. [predic.] Brit., informal (of a person) feeling concern, distress, or annoyance; having strong feelings about something it d be great to …   Useful english dictionary

  • fussed — [[t]fʌ̱st[/t]] ADJ GRADED: with brd neg, v link ADJ If you say you are not fussed about something, you mean you do not mind about it or do not mind what happens. [BRIT, INFORMAL] I m not fussed as long as we get where we want to go. Syn: bothered …   English dictionary

  • fussed — un·fussed; …   English syllables

  • fussed — UK [fʌst] / US adjective British informal not be fussed about something …   English dictionary

  • fussed — /fʌst/ (say fust) adjective Colloquial worried; upset: *It s a reasonably major injury but (he) walked off the ground and didn t seem too fussed by it. –aap news, 2004 …   Australian English dictionary

  • fussed — fÊŒs n. excitement, confusion, commotion, noise; loud argument, quarrel v. raise a ruckus over something unimportant; worry, bother, harass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fussed — fust …   English homophone dictionary

  • not be fussed about something — phrase to not care what happens or what you do when there is a choice I’m not fussed about which restaurant we go to. Thesaurus: to not care about somethingsynonym Main entry: fussed …   Useful english dictionary

  • not be fussed (about somebody) — not be fussed (about sb/sth) idiom (BrE, informal) to not mind about sth; to not have feelings about sth Syn: not be bothered • It d be good to be there, but I m not that fussed …   Useful english dictionary

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