Meaning of fussy

fuss•y

Pronunciation: (fus'ē), [key]
— fuss•i•er, fuss•i•est.
  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, esp. in excess: His writing is so fussy I lose the thread of the story.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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