|1.||[ verb ] worry unnecessarily or excessively|
"don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
|Related terms:||worry scruple dither fret|
|2.||[ noun ] an excited state of agitation|
|Synonyms:||pother tizzy flap dither|
"he was in a dither" "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
|Related terms:||agitation dither|
|3.||[ verb ] care for like a mother|
"She fusses over her husband"
|Related terms:||care bustle|
|4.||[ noun ] a quarrel about petty points|
|Synonyms:||bickering squabble tiff spat pettifoggery bicker|
|Related terms:||quarrel quibble|
|5.||[ noun ] an angry disturbance|
|Synonyms:||trouble hassle bother|
"he didn't want to make a fuss" "they had labor trouble" "a spot of bother"
|Related terms:||perturbation harass|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 22275|
|7.||[ noun ] a rapid bustling commotion|
|Synonyms:||flurry bustle ado stir hustle|
|Related terms:||commotion mother bustle|