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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. annoyed and irritable;
[syn: crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered]

2. overcrowded or cluttered with detail;
- Example: "a busy painting"
- Example: "a fussy design"
[syn: busy, fussy]

3. exacting especially about details;
- Example: "a finicky eater"
- Example: "fussy about clothes"
- Example: "very particular about how her food was prepared"
[syn: finical, finicky, fussy, particular, picky]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fussy \Fuss"y\, a. [Compar. Fussier; superl. Fussiest.] Making a fuss; disposed to make an unnecessary ado about trifles; overnice; fidgety. [1913 Webster] Not at all fussy about his personal appearance. --R. G. White. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fussy adj 1: annoyed and irritable [syn: crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill- tempered] 2: overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design" [syn: busy, fussy] 3: exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared" [syn: finical, finicky, fussy, particular, picky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

109 Moby Thesaurus words for "fussy": Byzantine, accurate, agitated, arabesque, attentive, baroque, bustling, busy, chichi, choosy, close, conscientious, conscionable, correct, critical, dainty, delicate, demanding, detailed, difficult, discriminating, elaborate, elegant, exact, exacting, exigent, exquisite, fancy, fastidious, fidgety, fine, finical, finicking, finicky, finikin, flamboyant, florid, flowery, fluttering, fluttery, fretful, frilly, full, fuss-budgety, fussing, gingerbread, hard to please, heedful, high-wrought, hopping, humming, hustling, irritable, jumpy, labored, lively, luxuriant, luxurious, meticulous, minute, moresque, narrow, nice, nit-picking, ornate, ostentatious, overelaborate, overelegant, overlabored, overworked, overwrought, painstaking, particular, pawky, pernickety, persnickety, picayune, picky, picturesque, popping, precise, precisianistic, precisionistic, pretty-pretty, punctilious, punctual, queasy, querulous, refined, religious, restive, restless, rich, rigid, rigorous, rococo, scrupulous, scrutinizing, special, specific, squeamish, strict, subtle, tense, turbulent, uneasy, unquiet, unrestful, unsettled