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Synonyms for fuss

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fuss

    stir, excitement, tumult, worry, ado, bustle, flurry, fidget

    quiet, peace, sedateness, tranquillity, composure, calm

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  1. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flapnoun

    an excited state of agitation

    "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"

    fluttering, flapping, squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, flutter, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, trouble, spat, flaps, bickering

  2. fuss, trouble, bother, hasslenoun

    an angry disturbance

    "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"

    pain in the ass, problem, squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, botheration, flap, bicker, tiff, difficulty, hassle, stir, flurry, dogfight, rough-and-tumble, bother, ado, infliction, tizzy, pain, bustle, pother, trouble, spat, annoyance, worry, scuffle, bickering, pain in the neck, tussle

  3. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fussnoun

    a quarrel about petty points

    squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, gaiter, trouble, spat, bickering

  4. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stirverb

    a rapid active commotion

    confidence game, bunco, snow flurry, tizzy, dither, bickering, hustle, squabble, flap, bicker, bunko, confidence trick, spat, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, pettifoggery, pother, bustle, bunco game, trouble, con, sting, splash, flimflam, bother

  5. fuss, niggle, fretverb

    worry unnecessarily or excessively

    "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

    squabble, fret, rankle, pettifog, gag, quibble, mother, chafe, erode, eat into, brabble, eat away, scratch, bicker, grate, gall, choke, niggle, overprotect, fray, rub

  6. mother, fuss, overprotectverb

    care for like a mother

    "She fusses over her husband"

    get, overprotect, father, niggle, fret, mother, sire, bring forth, beget, engender, generate

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  1. fussnoun

    [Colloquial.] ado, bustle, fidget, hurry, worry, flurry, stir, excitement, agitation, PUCKER, much ado about trifles, or about nothing

  2. fussverb

    [Colloquial.] bustle, be in a fidget, be in a stew, be in a pucker, make much ado about trifles or about nothing

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  1. fussnoun

    ado, bustle, to-do, pother, agitation, excitement

  2. fussverb

    pother, fume, fret, disturb, annoy, bother

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "fuss":

    uproar, noise, racket, scandal, commotion, agitation, ado

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  1. Lily Allen:

    I made a decision that I didn't want to go to the police, I didn't want to make a fuss.

  2. Sam Goodman:

    The Hong Kong BNO scheme is an interesting case study of what can happen if there is political will, there are 12 welcome centers across the country and a really good support package which costs relatively little, including help with English language. And most importantly they just didn’t politicize it. All this has meant that 144,000 Hong Kongers have come here with little to no fuss, integrated quickly and there have been minimal issues.

  3. Ian McKellen:

    For people to complain about it and say they don't want children to see it is absolute rubbish, i know people who don't like gay people and make a fuss. It's a very small moment in the movie, no one should get too excited.

  4. Diego Posada:

    MORENA has been very quiet, and actually I'm going to vote for AMLO, but I don't like that he's been quiet and wants to put our rights to a plebiscite, like what's the big fuss?.

  5. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    The US said that Baghdadi killed himself in a tunnel and started a serious PR campaign. We captured his wife, but we didn't make a fuss, I'm declaring this for the first time.

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  • rebombori, gatzara, cridòria, brogit, aldarullCatalan, Valencian
  • ffwdanWelsh
  • Lärm, Wirbel, AufstandGerman
  • φασαρία, χαϊδεύω, ανησυχώ, αναμπουμπούλα, αναταραχή, σαματάς, αναστάτωση, πειράζωGreek
  • fandango, escándalo, jaleoSpanish
  • touhu, hössötys, touhuta, touhuaminen, meteli, hiplata, touhottaa, hellitellä, tohista, silitellä, ihastelu, metakka, vouhotus, hössöttää, helliä, hämminki, touhotus, tohinaFinnish
  • tapageFrench
  • trambusto, daffare, scalpore, agitarsi, rumore, scalmanarsi, entusiasmo, chiasso, scocciare, baccano, affannarsi, confusione, seccareItalian
  • utiuti, amuamu, kōamuamuMāori
  • rebuliço, reclamação, bagunça, confusão, fuzuê, auê, barulhoPortuguese
  • foi, fâțâi, freamăt, agita, frământa, entuziasm, zgomot, frământare, agitație, gălăgie, indispozițieRomanian
  • суматоха, суетиться, суетаRussian
  • telaş, yaygara, velveleTurkish
  • 小題大作Chinese

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    A synonym for scanty
    • A. Gumption
    • B. Spurious
    • C. Dearth
    • D. Inaugurate

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