Meaning of “fuss” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /fʌs/

B2 [ U, no plural ] a situation in which people become excited, annoyed, or anxious about something, especially about something unimportant:

What's all the fuss about?
They were making a big fuss over nothing.
kick up/make a fuss

to complain about something:

If they don't bring our food soon, I'll have to kick up a fuss.
make a fuss of/over sb

to give someone a lot of attention and treat them well:

My uncle always makes a big fuss of the children.

(Definition of “fuss noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)