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"fussy" in British English

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fussyadjective

uk   /ˈfʌs.i/  us   /ˈfʌs.i/ disapproving
  • fussy adjective (BABY)

US A fussy baby is unhappy or difficult to please: It seems that the baby is always fussy at dinnertime.
fussily
adverb uk   /ˈfʌs.əl.i/  us   /ˈfʌs.əl.i/
fussily decorated
fussiness
noun [U] uk   /ˈfʌs.i.nəs/  us   /ˈfʌs.i.nəs/
(Definition of fussy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fussy" in American English

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fussyadjective

 us   /ˈfʌs·i/
  • fussy adjective (NOT SATISFIED)

disapproving not easily satisfied or pleased; worried or careful about unimportant details: She’s really fussy about who she goes out with. Kevin’s a fussy eater.
  • fussy adjective (TOO DECORATED)

having too much decoration or too many details: My new dress is sophisticated but not too fussy.
(Definition of fussy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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