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Synonyms for fussy
ˈfʌs ifussy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-temperedadjective

    annoyed and irritable

    Synonyms:
    transversal, picky, particular, bad-tempered, busy, cross(a), transverse, cross, finicky, grumpy, grouchy, finical, crabby, crabbed, thwartwise, ill-tempered

    Antonyms:
    plain, unfastidious, good-natured

  2. busy, fussyadjective

    overcrowded or cluttered with detail

    "a busy painting"; "a fussy design"

    Synonyms:
    engaged, busybodied, particular, meddlesome, picky, in use(p), interfering, busy, meddling, finical, cross, bad-tempered, grumpy, grouchy, crabby, crabbed, finicky, officious, ill-tempered

    Antonyms:
    plain, unfastidious, good-natured

  3. finical, finicky, fussy, particular, pickyadjective

    exacting especially about details

    "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"

    Synonyms:
    special(a), peculiar(a), picky, bad-tempered, busy, particular, cross, finicky, grumpy, grouchy, special, especial(a), finical, crabby, crabbed, particular(a), ill-tempered, exceptional

    Antonyms:
    unfastidious, plain, good-natured

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fussyadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] bustling, fidgety, busy about trifles

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fussyadjective

    Synonyms:
    fidgety, fastidious, finical, particular, scrupulous, overnice, pernickety

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fussy":

    grumpy, grouchy, manic

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How to use fussy in a sentence?

  1. Karen Cox:

    I have a child of my own so I know how that goes. God put it on my heart to go and help her out, the law enforcement official told WBKO. Corbitts mother Karen Cox, was quick to snap a photo of the sweet scene and share it to Facebook, where it later circulated among police support group Kentucky Going Blue. Cox thanked the official for taking the time out of his own break to carry the fussy baby, who quickly relaxed once Hampton held him. The image has since gone viral with over 1,200 likes and more than 480 shares to date. This is far beyond the call of duty!! Love this!!! one commenter said, while others applauded Hampton as a fantastic officer and awesome gentleman. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER Despite all the hype, Hampton said that taking a minute to calm down baby Zerak was simply the right thing to do. All glory goes to God. We had a fallen trooper, Eric Chrisman, who said God first, family second, and everyone is family, he told the Post. We treat everyone like we want our family treated. CLICK HERE FOR THE ALL-NEW FOXBUSINESS.COM The officers wife, Kristen, said that the small act of kindness is just one example of her husbands compassionate character. We have a 1-year-old and we know exactly what thats like! it is really cool though because he does help people a lot, but this time he actually got recognition.

  2. Dave Ryan:

    Unfortunately these lizards basically eat anything thats made out of meat, theyre not fussy at all so rodents, birds, theyll even eat other lizards, other reptiles -- so something the size of a small dog or a cat is right up there on the menu for these guys.

  3. Gary Frost:

    Fussy eating is very common in young children and in extreme cases can lead to very limited choice of food, there is a need to pick up on eating problems such as these as early as possible so the issue around limited textures and tastes can be addressed.

  4. De Barse:

    Fussy eating can really be a problem for the families, dinners can become very difficult. There is also some evidence that when a child continues to be a fussy eater there can continue to be additional health problems.

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    Fear can be passed on to others and, similar to fear of flying, its smell can be sensed by people in outlandish places or fussy situations. Its apprehension may be nasal or actuated through our brain, our memory or the sensorial spread, and not at the least through a sixth sense. (One could still feel the smell of fear )


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