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fussbudget

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌsbʌdʒət
 
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Definition of fussbudget in English:

noun

North American informal
A fussy person.
Example sentences
  • The fussbudget character C3PO, from the Star Wars movies, is a perfect example.
  • Incredible as it may sound, even a notorious fussbudget like myself couldn't stay mad at the island.
  • Dickie Bird could be a most irritating fussbudget.

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