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fuss

 
Noun fuss has 4 senses
  1. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap - an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
    --1 is a kind of agitation
    Derived form: verb fuss1
  2. fuss, trouble, bother, hassle - an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
    --2 is a kind of perturbation, disturbance
  3. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss - a quarrel about petty points
    --3 is a kind of quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup
  4. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir - a rapid bustling commotion
    --4 is a kind of commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult
    Derived form: verb fuss2
Verb fuss has 2 senses
  1. fuss, niggle, fret - worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
    --1 is one way to worry
    Derived form: noun fuss1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue fuss over the results of the experiment
  2. mother, fuss, overprotect - care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
    --2 is one way to care, give care
    Derived form: noun fuss4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s PP
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