[fuhs-ee] /ˈfʌs i/
adjective, fussier, fussiest.
excessively busy with trifles; anxious or particular about petty details.
hard to satisfy or please:
a fussy eater.
(of clothes, decoration, etc.) elaborately made, trimmed, or decorated:
All the bric-a-brac gave the room a fussy, cluttered look.
full of details, especially in excess:
His writing is so fussy I lose the thread of the story.
adjective fussier, fussiest
inclined to fuss over minor points
very particular about detail
characterized by overelaborate detail: the furniture was too fussy to be elegant
1831, from fuss (n.) + -y (2). Related: Fussily; fussiness.
[oh-ver-gahr-muh nt] /ˈoʊ vərˌgɑr mənt/ noun 1. an outer . /ˈəʊvəˌɡɑːmənt/ noun 1. any garment worn over other clothes, esp to protect them from wear or dirt
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