Translation of fussy in Spanish:
adjective -sier, -siest
- 1.1 (fastidious) they're fussy eatersson muy maniáticos or (in Latin America also) mañosos para comerto be fussy
son unos tiquismiquis para la comida [colloquial]
aboutsomethingser exigente or quisquillosowhat would you like to drink? — I'm not fussy [colloquial] conalgo¿qué quieres tomar? — cualquier cosa or me da lo mismoExample sentences1.2 (elaborate)
- 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.
- 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.
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