Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fuss
IPA transcription: [f'ʌs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap
    Meaning: an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: fuss, niggle, fret
    Meaning: worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
  • Synonyms: mother, fuss, overprotect
    Meaning: care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
Usage examples
  • Don't fuss.
  • Why make a fuss?
  • "I'm not making any fuss over it.
  • Well, Monday morning came, and I was in such a fuss!
  • But the coroner discovered them, and made a fearful fuss.
  • "Hand over that money, young man, and no fuss about it, either!"
  • "Perhaps you'd like to make a fuss about it," sneered the conductor.
  • "Why are you taking the thing so seriously and making such a fuss over it?"
  • When a drought breaks up I wish it wouldn't break up with such a terrible fuss.
  • Only when accompanying his son out on to the steps, the old man began to fuss about.