adverb see fussy

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  • Fussily — Fuss i*ly, adv. In a fussy manner. Byron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fussily — fussy ► ADJECTIVE (fussier, fussiest) 1) fastidious about one s requirements and hard to please. 2) full of unnecessary detail or decoration. DERIVATIVES fussily adverb fussiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fussily — adverb in a fussy manner (Freq. 1) he spoke to her fussily • Derived from adjective: ↑fussy …   Useful english dictionary

  • fussily — See fussy. * * * …   Universalium

  • fussily — adverb In a fussy manner …   Wiktionary

  • fussily — adv. nervously; pesteringly, particularly; irritably; in a bothersome manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fussily — fuss·i·ly …   English syllables

  • fussily — See: fussy …   English dictionary

  • fussy — fussily, adv. fussiness, n. /fus ee/, adj., fussier, fussiest. 1. excessively busy with trifles; anxious or particular about petty details. 2. hard to satisfy or please: a fussy eater. 3. (of clothes, decoration, etc.) elaborately made, trimmed,… …   Universalium

  • fussy — [[t]fʌ̱si[/t]] fussier, fussiest 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ about n (disapproval) Someone who is fussy is very concerned with unimportant details and is difficult to please. She is not fussy about her food... Her aunt was small, with a rather fussy… …   English dictionary

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