[fuhs-pot] /ˈfʌsˌpɒt/

noun, New England and New York State.
a fussbudget.
(Brit, informal) a person who fusses unnecessarily Also called (US) fuss-budget


A very meticulous and finicky person; fussbudget (1921+)


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