fuss

  • 1 FUSS — e.V. Fachverband Fußverkehr Deutschland (FUSS) Zweck: Verkehrsclub für Fußgänger Vorsitz: Arndt Schwab Sonja Tesch Ekkehard Westphal Gründungsdatum: 23. Februar 1985 Mitgliederzahl: ca. 500 Sitz …

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  • 2 fuss — fuss; fuss·budg·et; fuss·er; fuss·i·ly; fuss·i·ness; fuss·pot; reh·fuss; fuss·budg·ety; …

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  • 3 fuss´er — fuss «fuhs», noun, verb. –n. 1. much bother about small matters; useless talk and worry; attention given to something not worth it: »She got under weigh with very little fuss (Richard Henry Dana). The king and queen meant to treat this fuss about …

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  • 4 fuss´i|ly — fuss|y «FUHS ee», adjective, fuss|i|er, fuss|i|est. 1. a) hard to please; hard to satisfy; very particular: »A sick person is likely to be fussy about his food; nothing suits him …

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  • 5 fuss|y — «FUHS ee», adjective, fuss|i|er, fuss|i|est. 1. a) hard to please; hard to satisfy; very particular: »A sick person is likely to be fussy about his food; nothing suits him …

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  • 6 Fuss — (f[u^]s), n. [Cf. {Fusome}.] 1. A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles. Byron. [1913 Webster] Zealously, assiduously, and with a minimum of fuss or noise Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. One who is unduly anxious about trifles; a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Fuss — may refer to: * Fuss Peak, a volcano in Russia * Fuss (punk group) * Fuss animal …

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  • 8 fuss — (n.) 1701, perhaps an alteration of force, or imitative of bubbling or sputtering sounds, or from Dan. fjas foolery, nonsense. First attested in Anglo Irish writers, but no obvious connections to Irish. The verb is first attested 1792, from the… …

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  • 9 fuss — [fus] n. [17th c. slang, prob. echoic] 1. a flurry of nervous, excited, often needless activity; bustle 2. a state of excessive nervousness, agitation, etc. ☆ 3. a quarrel or argument 4. a showy display of delight, approval, etc. vi. 1. to cause… …

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  • 10 fuss at — ˈfuss at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they fuss at he/she/it fusses at present participle fussing at past tense fussed at past parti …

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  • 11 Fuss — Fuss, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fussed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fussing}.] To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a bustle or ado. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 fuss — index disturbance, fracas, furor, outburst, pretense (ostentation), trouble, turmoil Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 fuss — n pother, ado, flurry, *stir, bustle Analogous words: agitation, perturbation, disturbance, flustering or fluster (see corresponding verbs at DISCOMPOSE): *haste, hurry, speed …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 fuss — [n] disturbance, trouble ado, agitation, altercation, argument, bickering, bother, broil*, bustle, commotion, complaint, confusion, controversy, difficulty, display, dispute, excitement, falling out*, fight, flap, flurry, flutter, fret, furor,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 fuss — ► NOUN 1) a display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest. 2) a protest or complaint. ► VERB 1) show unnecessary or excessive concern about something. 2) Brit. disturb or bother. 3) treat with excessive attention or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Fuss — 1. Am Fuss der Kerze ist s finster. Wir beschäftigen uns oft mit Untersuchungen über die fernsten Dinge und übersehen dabei das Naheliegendste. 2. Auf Einem Fusse kann man nicht heimgehen. Die lieber zwei Schoppen trinken sollen oder – wollen. 3 …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 17 fuss — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ awful (esp. BrE), big, great, huge, terrible (esp. BrE) VERB + FUSS ▪ cause, create, kick up …

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  • 18 fuss — fuss1 S3 [fʌs] n [singular, U] [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Perhaps from the sound of someone breathing quickly and excitedly] 1.) anxious behaviour or activity that is usually about unimportant things ▪ James said he d better be getting back or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 fuss — fuss1 [ fʌs ] noun singular or uncount * a lot of unnecessary worry or excitement about something: What is all the fuss about? We got everything done with a minimum of fuss. fuss about/over: a lot of fuss over the new technology make/kick up a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 fuss — I UK [fʌs] / US noun [singular/uncountable] * a lot of unnecessary worry or excitement about something What is all the fuss about? We got everything done with a minimum of fuss. make/kick up a fuss: Stop making such a fuss! fuss about/over: a lot …

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