Fussy in a sentence

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Definition of Fussy

  • Making a fuss; disposed to make an unnecessary ado about trifles; overnice; fidgety.

How to use fussy in a sentence. Fussy pronunciation.

To tell you the truth, my friend Mrs. Mumford is _very_ particular, and rather fussy, and has a rather trying temper.
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The buyer was a pleasant, fussy little man of thirty, named Sampson; he shook hands with Philip, and, in order to show his own accomplishment of which he was very proud, asked him if he spoke French.
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She laughed at him, she was much more cheerful now, and said he was a fussy old thing.
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I cal'lated to catch the Old Harry part sure, 'cause Captain Lote is always neat and fussy 'bout his desk.
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When they reached the offices of the law firm, Mr. O'Brien, a short, fussy, albeit comfortable-looking little person, greeted all the members of the family and the various heirs and assigns with a hearty handshake.
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There were no messy draperies, no fussy statuettes, vases, gilt boxes, and the like.
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I said she could sit on the grass, but she was fussy about that too-said a poison-spider bit her foot once 'n' she had it come on reg'lar every year f'r seven years after.
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Stuffy, fussy, indoor professors-men of awful dignity-frighten folks, cause children to scream, and ladies to gaze in awe; but Leonardo was simple and unpretentious.
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Madame Marotte, very deaf and fussy, in a cap with white ribbons, came forward to receive us.
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We have become fussy and fidgety.
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In her disgust with her father and her anxiety to attract David's notice, she had so entirely forgotten his religious delinquencies, that it seemed fussy and intrusive on Dora's part to make so much of them.
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So that Ancrum offered no fussy opposition to the resumption of the young man's daily work, though at first it produced a constant battle with exhaustion and depression.
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She found her mother fussy in trifles.
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When the official world arrived, fussy, bustling, bearing documents and a hammer, the general feeling of guilty shame was intensified.
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The clamour became furious as a group of workmen in blue blouses drew piece by piece all the components of the guillotine from the waggon and laid them carefully on the ground, under the superintendence of a man in a black frock-coat and a silk hat with broad flat brims; a little fussy man of nervous gestures.
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She could not help despising all that crowd of self-important and fussy males to whom the idea had not occurred that even balloonists must eat.
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Mrs. Critchlow following-a fussy infliction, but useful in certain matters.
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He was a bit too fussy and outspoken, and dear Peter got the fidgets wondering what he would say next; but I did not mind.
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It is very bad form, you know, to be so fussy about people coming, and so anxious about what they may think about you," the young authority upon etiquette instructed the fine-fibred gentlewoman, who had done him the honour to be his mother.
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A moment later the door opened, and into the shop stepped Koku, followed by a short, stout, fussy little man, wearing a flaming red tie, but otherwise his clothes were not remarkable. "Is this Mr. Tom Swift?" asked the stranger, as he advanced and held out his hand to the young man.
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Examples of Fussy

Example #1
So please do not come just yet.
Example #2
I have a particular reason for it.
Example #3
Mrs. Carey looked at him with startled eyes, and then, used to self-restraint, she poured out another cup of tea for his uncle.
Example #4
Athelny introduced him to the buyer of the costumes and left him.
Example #5
He fancied that a look of relief passed across her eyes.
Example #6
Soon, however, there could be no doubt that there was something between the pair, and other people in the Frau Professor's house saw them lurking in dark places.