Fuss - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- an angry disturbance (syn: bother, hassle, trouble)
- a quarrel about petty points (syn: bicker, bickering, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff)
- a rapid active commotion (syn: ado, bustle, flurry, hustle, stir)
- care for like a mother (syn: mother, overprotect)
They got down to business without any fuss.
What is all the fuss about?
Her new novel has caused quite a fuss.
I don't want to make a fuss, but this soup is cold.
She'll fuss the whole time we're gone.
I told him not to fuss.
The baby fussed all day.
Stop fussing and get to work!
He's fussing about his new assignment.
He made a big fuss over his favorite niece.
I am a fuss, and I don't deny it.
She must be very nervous, she fusses about all the time.
James said he'd better be getting back or there'd be a fuss.
The Steamatic enables you to clean any carpet with the minimum of fuss.
They wanted a quiet wedding without any fuss.
present participle: fussing
past tense: fussed
past participle: fussed