Definition of 'fussy'
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Example sentences containing 'fussy'
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But they get less fussy with age. The Sun (2017)Holding the bag is less fussy and doesn't interfere with her outfit. The Sun (2016)They were a young couple who wanted a sea view and were rather fussy. The Sun (2015)Gone was the fussy detailing and embellishment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The room is all a bit fussy without being interesting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's the least fussy person you could meet. The Sun (2013)They're less fussy and they make fewer excuses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They're a bit less fussy over there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It certainly looks pretty, also less fussy and bulky. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is a pent-up wall of fussy manners and glacial reserve that instantly puts people on edge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Are you a bit fussy? The Sun (2012)They are much more common than the native red squirrels because they are bigger, bolder and less fussy about what they eat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This makes it rather fussy about its growing conditions, and the fortunes of the plant wax and wane each year according to the weather. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The tables may lack linen and the menu might be a touch less fussy, but the quality of cooking more than cuts the mustard. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is always better to make paving less fussy than its surrounding planting, which means keeping the pattern simple, especially across a lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I was totally determined to have the wedding of my dreams and I am admittedly quite a fussy person. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'fussy'
British English: fussy /ˈfʌsɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is fussy is very concerned with unimportant details and is difficult to please.
She is very fussy about what she eats.
- American English: fussy
- Arabic: صَعْبُ الإرْضَاء منمق
- Brazilian Portuguese: minucioso
- Chinese: 爱挑剔的
- Croatian: sitničav
- Czech: věčně nespokojený
- Danish: pertentlig
- Dutch: kieskeurig roerig
- European Spanish: quisquilloso
- Finnish: nirso
- French: tatillon
- German: kleinlich
- Greek: σχολαστικός
- Italian: esigente
- Japanese: 騒ぎたてる
- Korean: 야단법석하는
- Norwegian: masete
- Polish: grymaśny
- European Portuguese: exigente
- Romanian: pretențios
- Russian: суетливый
- Spanish: quisquilloso
- Swedish: tjafsig
- Thai: จู้จี้
- Turkish: yaygaracı
- Ukrainian: метушливий
- Vietnamese: om sòm
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