Definitions for fussfʌs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap(noun)

    an excited state of agitation

    "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"

  2. fuss, trouble, bother, hassle(noun)

    an angry disturbance

    "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"

  3. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss(noun)

    a quarrel about petty points

  4. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir(verb)

    a rapid active commotion

  5. fuss, niggle, fret(verb)

    worry unnecessarily or excessively

    "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

  6. mother, fuss, overprotect(verb)

    care for like a mother

    "She fusses over her husband"


  1. fuss(Noun)

    (countable or uncountable) excessive activity, worry, bother, or talk about something

  2. fuss(Noun)

    a complaint or noise

    If you make enough of a fuss about the problem, maybe they'll fix it for you.

  3. fuss(Noun)

    an exhibition of affection or admiration

    They made a great fuss over the new baby.

  4. fuss(Verb)

    To show affection for, especially animals.

    His grandmother will never quit fussing over his vegetarianism.

  5. fuss(Verb)

    To be very worried or excited about something, often too much.

    His grandmother will never quit fussing over his vegetarianism.

  6. fuss(Verb)

    To pet.

    Quit fussing with your hair. It looks fine.

  7. fuss(Verb)

    To fiddle; fidget; wiggle, or adjust; to worry something

    Quit fussing with your hair. It looks fine.

  8. fuss(Verb)

    To cry or be ill-humoured.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fuss(noun)

    a tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles

  2. Fuss(noun)

    one who is unduly anxious about trifles

  3. Fuss(verb)

    to be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a bustle or ado

  4. Origin: [Cf. Fusome.]

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • cridòria, gatzara, brogit, rebombori, aldarullCatalan, Valencian
  • ffwdanWelsh
  • Wirbel, Aufstand, LärmGerman
  • σαματάς, ανησυχώ, χαϊδεύω, φασαρία, αναταραχή, αναστάτωση, αναμπουμπούλα, πειράζωGreek
  • escándalo, fandango, jaleoSpanish
  • touhu, hössöttää, helliä, hämminki, touhotus, metakka, tohina, touhuta, tohista, silitellä, ihastelu, hössötys, touhottaa, hiplata, meteli, hellitellä, touhuaminen, vouhotusFinnish
  • entusiasmo, chiasso, confusione, seccare, rumore, scocciare, affannarsi, baccano, agitarsi, daffare, scalmanarsi, scalpore, trambustoItalian
  • utiuti, kōamuamu, amuamuMāori
  • reclamação, confusão, auê, barulho, fuzuê, bagunça, rebuliçoPortuguese
  • fâțâi, freamăt, agita, entuziasm, zgomot, frământare, gălăgie, indispoziție, foi, agitație, frământaRomanian
  • суматоха, суета, суетитьсяRussian
  • yaygara, telaş, velveleTurkish
  • 小題大作Chinese

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