Fuss (?), n. [Cf. Fusome.]

1.

A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles.

Byron.

Zealously, assiduously, and with a minimum of fuss or noise Carlyle.

2.

One who is unduly anxious about trifles.

[R.]

I am a fuss and I don't deny it. W. D. Howell.

 

© Webster 1913.


Fuss, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fussed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Fussing.]

To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a bustle or ado.

Sir W. Scott.

 

© Webster 1913.

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