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fussy

adjective uk   /ˈfʌs.i/ disapproving us  

fussy adjective (NOT EASILY SATISFIED)

C2 not easily satisfied, or having very high standards about particular things: All my children were fussy eaters. He's so fussy about the house - everything has to be absolutely perfect. "I haven't met a man I've fancied for ages!" "You're too fussy - that's your problem!"

fussy adjective (DECORATED TOO MUCH)

having too much decoration and too many small details, in a way that is not stylish: They've got those curtains that tie up with big bows - they're a bit fussy for my taste.
fussily
adverb uk   /-ɪ.li/ us  
fussily decorated
fussiness
noun [U] uk   /-i.nəs/ us  
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