Associations to the word «Fuss»

Wiktionary

FUSS, noun. (countable or uncountable) Excessive activity, worry, bother, or talk about something.
FUSS, noun. A complaint or noise.
FUSS, noun. An exhibition of affection or admiration.
FUSS, verb. (intransitive) To be very worried or excited about something, often too much.
FUSS, verb. (intransitive) To fiddle; fidget; wiggle, or adjust; to worry something
FUSS, verb. (intransitive) (especially of babies) To cry or be ill-humoured.
FUSS, verb. (transitive) To show affection for, especially animals.
FUSS, verb. (transitive) To pet.
FUSS OVER, verb. To be overly attentive to someone or something

Dictionary definition

FUSS, noun. An excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft".
FUSS, noun. An angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother".
FUSS, noun. A quarrel about petty points.
FUSS, noun. A rapid active commotion.
FUSS, verb. Worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now".
FUSS, verb. Care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband".

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