Definition of tussie-mussie in English:


Line breaks: tussie-mussie
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌsɪmʌsi

noun (plural tussie-mussies)

A small bunch of flowers or aromatic herbs.
More example sentences
  • The traditional tussie-mussie is composed of fragrant herbs surrounding one central flower, a rose.
  • Multicolored dried tussie-mussies with a dried rose in its center is a specialty at Cherchez.
  • Every noble and wealthy young lady of the time learned the symbolism of flowers and how to make tussie-mussies and nosegays for all occasions.


late Middle English: of unknown origin.

Definition of tussie-mussie in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace