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Word of the Day 02/23/21 Fussbudget

Fussbudget (noun)
fussbudget [ fuhs-buhj-it ]


noun
1. a fussy or needlessly fault-finding person.

OTHER WORDS FROM FUSSBUDGET
fuss·budg·et·y, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO FUSSBUDGET
diligent, earnest, scrupulous, conscientious, assiduous, strenuous, exacting, careful, choosy, squeamish, fastidious, fussy, stickler, rough, nice, tough, dainty, idealist, quibbler, fusspot

See synonyms for: fussbudget / fussbudgets / fussbudgety on Thesaurus.com

Origin: An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; fuss + budget

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR FUSSBUDGET
Fussbudget Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker How Paul Ryan captured the GOP.
THE WEEK’S BEST LONGREADS: THE DAILY BEAST PICKS FOR AUGUST 4, 2012|DAVID SESSIONS|AUGUST 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Old Fussbudget Tom Redmond is jest achin' to make an arrest in this case.
MYSTERY RANCH|ARTHUR CHAPMAN

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