noun Date: 1921 fussbudget

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fusspot — n. same as {fussbudget}. Syn: worrier, fussbudget, worrywart. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fusspot — ► NOUN informal ▪ a fussy person …   English terms dictionary

  • fusspot — UK [ˈfʌsˌpɒt] / US [ˈfʌsˌpɑt] noun [countable] Word forms fusspot : singular fusspot plural fusspots informal someone who worries a lot about unimportant things …   English dictionary

  • fusspot — noun A person who makes a fuss, particularly about trivial things. My teacher is such a fusspot, he marks us down for handwriting! Syn: fussbudget …   Wiktionary

  • fusspot — /fus pot /, n. New England and New York. a fussbudget. [FUSS + POT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fusspot — fuss|pot [ˈfʌsˌpɔt US ˌpa:t] n BrE fuss|bud|get [ˈfʌsˌbʌdʒıt] AmE old fashioned informal someone who worries about unimportant things …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fusspot — fuss|pot [ fʌs,pat ] noun count BRITISH a FUSSBUDGET …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fusspot — n. finicky person, fussy person, pest, nuisance (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fusspot — noun informal a fussy person …   English new terms dictionary

  • fusspot — BrE, fuss.bud.get, AmE noun (C) someone who is very fussy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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