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Particular PreferencesPlay
Use 'fussy' to describe someone with specific likes and dislikes that they express strongly. SlideHe's very fussy about his coffee; it has to be just right.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Fussy' often implies slight annoyance on the speaker's part towards the person being described. SlideMy brother is fussy about his room—it must be cleaned his way.
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Not Always SeriousPlay
'Fussy' isn't usually used for serious issues. It's for minor habits or preferences. SlideShe’s fussy about her pens, they all have to be blue ink.