Definition of fusspot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌspɒt/


A fussy person.
Example sentences
  • It is not beyond the realms that within a generation or two punctuation (not to mention spelling) will be regarded as the old-fashioned preserve of fusspots who have no idea how to communicate clearly.
  • Dictators are often fusspots about food, and Mussolini, like Hitler, was one.
  • The power to discriminate makes Virgo the sign of the food fusspot, the nutritionist and the restaurant critic.
fussy person, worrier, perfectionist, stickler, grumbler
informal nitpicker, old woman
North American informal fussbudget

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