Antonyms for fussy:
Synonyms for fussy:
contrary, wearisome, wearying, complex, complicated, laborious, difficult, harsh, strenuous, bothersome, onerous, stressful, burdensome, formidable, uphill, cantankerous, grinding, thorny, tricky, arduous, toilsome, ticklish, trying, troublesome, cumbersome, oppressive, adverse, wearing, rugged, tight, rough, hard, knotty, tough.
meticulous, particular (adjective)
affected, dashing, stilted, Flaunting, opulent, blatant, flagrant, flourishing, grandiloquent, rakish, grandiose, snazzy, forced, showy, sensational, gaudy, ostentatious, formal, ornate, splashy, vain, histrionic, jaunty, exhibitionistic, garish, shameless, pompous, flashy, boastful, flamboyant, dramatic.
mindful, provident, cautious, conscientious, guarded, scrupulous, sharp-eyed, exacting, fastidious, strict, regardful, observant, diligent, prudent, prepared, particular, watchful, meticulous, responsible, attentive, thorough, heedful, thoughtful, precise, careful, vigilant, finical, ready, alert.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for fussy:
- " I don't want to appear fussy, Hood," Deering began good- naturedly, " but would you mind telling me what's next on your programme?" - "The Madness of May", Meredith Nicholson.
- I got fussy after you left for Billy Jones's that afternoon; I'd been hitting it up the day before, and you know how that leaves me! - "The La Chance Mine Mystery", Susan Carleton Jones.