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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 say fuss in sign language?

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How to use fuss in a sentence?

  1. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    The United States said Baghdadi killed himself in a tunnel. They started a communication campaign about this, but, I am announcing it here for the first time: We captured his wife and didn't make a fuss like them. Similarly, we also captured his sister and brother in law in Syria.

  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. Benjamin Mee:

    People are making a fuss about nothing.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I RAS CARDO SAY THIS TRUTH:- DARKNESS MAY BE THE ABSENCE OF LIGHT, BUT BLACKNESS IS NOT NECESSARILY THE ABSENCE OF WHITE. SO, MY REGGAE SAY, WHY FUSS AND FIGHT RACIALLY AS TO WHO IS WRONG OR WHO IS RIGHT? WAKE UP AND LIVE!!

  5. Scotsman Reid:

    It’s a minority of the players that are kicking up a fuss but the majority of the time that minority are the loudest, i’ve seen a lot of people complaining about the food but I think it has been OK ... I think some people are maybe a little bit spoiled normally.


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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