noun, New England and New York State.
(Brit, informal) a person who fusses unnecessarily Also called (US) fuss-budget
A very meticulous and finicky person; fussbudget (1921+)
[fuhs] /fʌs/ noun 1. an excessive display of anxious attention or activity; needless or useless bustle: They made a fuss over the new baby. 2. an argument or noisy dispute: They had a fuss about who should wash dishes. 3. a complaint or protest, especially about something relatively unimportant. verb (used without object) 4. to […]
[fuhs-ee] /ˈfʌs i/ adjective, fussier, fussiest. 1. excessively busy with trifles; anxious or particular about petty details. 2. hard to satisfy or please: a fussy eater. 3. (of clothes, decoration, etc.) elaborately made, trimmed, or decorated: All the bric-a-brac gave the room a fussy, cluttered look. 4. full of details, especially in excess: His writing […]
[fuhs-tuh-nel-uh, foo-stuh-] /ˌfʌs təˈnɛl ə, ˌfu stə-/ noun 1. a short stiff skirt, usually pleated, made of white cotton or linen, worn by men in some parts of the Balkans. /ˌfʌstəˈnɛlə/ noun 1. a white knee-length pleated skirt worn by men in Greece and Albania
- Fustest with the mostest
adverb phrase First with the most; soonest and best equipped [fr explanation said to have been given by Confederate General Nathan B Forrest of how he won a skirmish; he actually said ”Get there first with the most men”] Related Terms firstest with the mostest