Pronunciation: (fus'ē), [key]
—adj., fuss•i•er, fuss•i•est.
1. excessively busy with trifles; anxious or particular about petty details.
2. hard to satisfy or please: a fussy eater.
3. (of clothes, decoration, etc.) elaborately made, trimmed, or decorated: All the bric-a-brac gave the room a fussy, cluttered look.
4. full of details, esp. in excess: His writing is so fussy I lose the thread of the story.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.