Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of fussbudget.

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Examples

  • She did a great job--unaltered, the bags were hideous...and an Open Sesame for shoplifting speaking as a fuss-budget vendor.

    ComicCon dress - A Dress A Day

  • And the real question was whether the erasable fuss-budget of the revolution would make a great book but it turns out ...

    CNN Transcript Jun 10, 2001

  • Suddenly the general was no longer a cross, sleepy little fuss-budget.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • It is not for herself that the fuss-budget should mend her ways, but for the great good of humanity at large.

    The Woman Beautiful or, The Art of Beauty Culture

  • If I had a nervous fuss-budget under my care, the first thing I would do would be to feed her well.

    The Woman Beautiful or, The Art of Beauty Culture

  • "Don't be an old fuss-budget, George," said Pringle reprovingly.

    The Desire of the Moth; and the Come On

  • It behooves him rather to consider the danger of his occupying the unenviable position of the "fuss-budget."

    Why Worry?

  • Most readers of The Thrift Column by fuss-budget are now familiar with the way Sri Lanka's monetary law has made it very easy for the state to mis-use the central bank as a 'cookie jar' to print money and drive inflation up or cause balance of payments crises.

    LBO-Lanka Business Online

  • Chilling Sri Lanka central bank forecast comes true 59 years later: fuss-budget

    LBO-Lanka Business Online

  • Protection is VERY good, but CIS is a fuss-budget at times -- i.e., lots of pop-ups from time to time.

    Fileforum

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