Making a fuss; disposed to make an unnecessary ado about trifles; overnice; fidgety.
- Easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper: a fussy baby.
- Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious: He was always fussy about clothes.
- Calling for or requiring great attention to sometimes trivial details: a fussy actuarial problem.
- Full of superfluous details: "It can indeed be fussy, filling with ornament what should be empty space” ( H.D.F. Kitto).