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      adj   , fussier, fussiest  
1    inclined to fuss over minor points  
2    very particular about detail  
3    characterized by overelaborate detail  
the furniture was too fussy to be elegant     
  fussily      adv  
  fussiness      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    choosy     (informal)   dainty, difficult, discriminating, exacting, faddish, faddy, fastidious, finicky, hard to please, nit-picking     (informal)   old-maidish, old womanish, overparticular, particular, pernickety, picky     (informal)   squeamish  
2    busy, cluttered, overdecorated, overelaborate, overembellished, overworked, rococo  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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fuss, fussily, fusty, fusser

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