fusspot


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fuss·pot

 (fŭs′pŏt′)

fusspot

(ˈfʌsˌpɒt)
n
informal Brit a person who fusses unnecessarily

fuss•pot

(ˈfʌsˌpɒt)

n.
a fussbudget.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fusspot - thinks about unfortunate things that might happen
killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport, wet blanket - someone who spoils the pleasure of others
Translations

fusspot

[ˈfʌspɒt] Nquisquilloso/a m/f

fusspot

[ˈfʌspɒt] n
don't be such a fusspot! → n'en fais donc pas tout un drame!

fusspot

n (Brit inf) → Umstandskrämer(in) m(f) (inf); (= nag)Nörgler(in) m(f)

fusspot

[ˈfʌsˌpɒt] n (Brit) (fam) → pignolo/a
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