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Definition 1: overcrowded or cluttered with detail - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fussy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a busy painting
  • a fussy design

Synonyms for fussy in the sense of this definition

(fussy is similar to ...) not plain; decorative or ornamented

"fancy handwriting" "fancy clothes"

Definition 2: annoyed and irritable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for fussy in the sense of this definition

(fussy is similar to ...) having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

Definition 3: exacting especially about details - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fussy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a finicky eater
  • fussy about clothes
  • very particular about how her food was prepared

Synonyms for fussy in the sense of this definition

(fussy is similar to ...) giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

"a fastidious and incisive intellect" "fastidious about personal cleanliness"

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