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Meaning of fuss

fuss

Pronunciation: (fus), [key]
— n.
  1. an excessive display of anxious attention or activity; needless or useless bustle: They made a fuss over the new baby.
  2. an argument or noisy dispute: They had a fuss about who should wash dishes.
  3. a complaint or protest, esp. about something relatively unimportant.
—v.i.
  1. to make a fuss; make much ado about trifles: You'll never finish the job if you fuss over details.
  2. to complain esp. about something relatively unimportant.
—v.t.
  1. to disturb, esp. with trifles; annoy; bother.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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