adjective/adjetivo (-sier, -siest)
- 1.1 (fastidious) exigente, quisquilloso they're fussy eaters son muy maniáticos or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) mañosos para comer, son unos tiquismiquis para la comida [colloquial/familiar] to be fussy
aboutsth ser* exigente or quisquilloso conalgo what would you like to drink? — I'm not fussy [colloquial/familiar] ¿qué quieres tomar? — cualquier cosa or me da lo mismoMore example sentences1.2 (elaborate) [detail/pattern] recargado
More example sentences1.3 [movement] nervioso
- 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.
More 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.
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.