fussbudget [ fuhs-buhj-it ]
1. a fussy or needlessly fault-finding person.
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSSBUDGET
diligent, earnest, scrupulous, conscientious, assiduous, strenuous, exacting, careful, choosy, squeamish, fastidious, fussy, stickler, rough, nice, tough, dainty, idealist, quibbler, fusspot
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Origin: An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; fuss + budget
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Fussbudget Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker How Paul Ryan captured the GOP.
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Old Fussbudget Tom Redmond is jest achin' to make an arrest in this case.
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