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Synonyms for fuss
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap(noun)

    an excited state of agitation

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

    Synonyms:
    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, hassle(noun)

    an angry disturbance

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

    Synonyms:
    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, fuss(noun)

    a quarrel about petty points

    Synonyms:
    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, stir(verb)

    a rapid active commotion

    Synonyms:
    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, fret(verb)

    worry unnecessarily or excessively

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

    Synonyms:
    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, overprotect(verb)

    care for like a mother

    "She fusses over her husband"

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fuss

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

    Antonyms:
    quiet, peace, sedateness, tranquillity, composure, calm

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fuss(n.)

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

  2. fuss(v. n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fuss(n)

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

  2. fuss(v)

    Synonyms:
    pother, fume, fret, disturb, annoy, bother

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fuss":

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

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How to use fuss in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Erica Marcus:

    I've never seen what all the fuss is about, it's about as challenging a taste as tuna fish salad.

  3. Natalia Rutkowski:

    There was a lot of fuss. I was agitated and there were a lot of people starting to stare, i did n’t understand why were treated like that. It was so ridiculous. It was like saying a dog is a cat.

  4. French Open:

    During quarantine, I could practice and I could go out for five hours a day. I was one of the lucky ones, it was okay. I mean, after all the fuss that was in Poland, it was nice to be in another place, rest, focus on working.

  5. 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?.

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Translations for fuss

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  • cridòria, gatzara, brogit, rebombori, aldarullCatalan, Valencian
  • ffwdanWelsh
  • Wirbel, Aufstand, LärmGerman
  • σαματάς, ανησυχώ, χαϊδεύω, φασαρία, αναταραχή, αναστάτωση, αναμπουμπούλα, πειράζωGreek
  • escándalo, fandango, jaleoSpanish
  • touhu, hössöttää, helliä, hämminki, touhotus, metakka, tohina, touhuta, tohista, silitellä, ihastelu, hössötys, touhottaa, hiplata, meteli, hellitellä, touhuaminen, vouhotusFinnish
  • tapageFrench
  • entusiasmo, chiasso, confusione, seccare, rumore, scocciare, affannarsi, baccano, agitarsi, daffare, scalmanarsi, scalpore, trambustoItalian
  • utiuti, kōamuamu, amuamuMāori
  • reclamação, confusão, auê, barulho, fuzuê, bagunça, rebuliçoPortuguese
  • fâțâi, freamăt, agita, entuziasm, zgomot, frământare, gălăgie, indispoziție, foi, agitație, frământaRomanian
  • суматоха, суета, суетитьсяRussian
  • yaygara, telaş, velveleTurkish
  • 小題大作Chinese

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