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American English: /ˈfəsi/
British English: /ˈfʌsi/

Translation of fussy in Spanish:

adjective fussier, fussiest

  • 1 (fastidious) they're fussy eaters
    son muy maniáticos para comer
    son muy mañosos para comer (Latin America)
    son unos tiquismiquis para la comida [colloquial]
    to be fussy about something
    ser exigente or quisquilloso con algo
    what would you like to drink? — I'm not fussy [colloquial]
    ¿qué quieres tomar? — cualquier cosa or me da lo mismo
    Example sentences
    • I am old, cynical, bitter, twisted, awkward, difficult, fussy, and generally hard to please.
    • They're earthy and considerate lovers: refined, reliable and ready to please - but fussy about surroundings.
    • I would stay away from the clovers, since they can be harder for the fussy stomachs of horses.
  • 2 (elaborate)
    Example sentences
    • The interior is very smart, not too fussy or full of showy gadgets or dials.
    • It would come as no surprise to find these pieces described as either French or English, c.1840-50, but the decoration is too ornate and fussy for this period.
    • I felt that the food then was unnecessarily fussy.
  • 3
    Example sentences
    • Second, any man so concerned and fussy about the details of a tooth-pick case is definitely a fop, a dandy.
    • Simple, elegant forms and natural textures are used in a design that emphasises warmth and comfort without relying on fussy detailing and excessive decoration.
    • The Grand Captain was a known perfectionist, and would have driven many of his men to frustration with his fussy attention to details if not for his charisma.
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