- IPA: /fʌs/
- (countable or uncountable) Excessive activity, worry, bother, or talk about something.
- They made a big fuss about the wedding plans.
- What's all the fuss about?
- quote en
- A complaint or noise; a scene.
- If you make enough of a fuss about the problem, maybe they'll fix it for you.
- An exhibition of affection or admiration.
- They made a great fuss over the new baby.
- French: tout un foin
- German: Lärm, Wirbel, Aufstand, Gehabe
- Italian: confusione, trambusto, daffare
- Portuguese: rebuliço, confusão, barulho
- Russian: суета́
- Spanish: fandango, jaleo, escándalo
- French: histoires
- Italian: rumore, baccano, chiasso
- Portuguese: reclamação, bagunça, barulho, fuzuê, auê (slang)
- Russian: шум
fuss (fusses, present participle fussing; past and past participle fussed)
- (intransitive) To be very worried or excited about something, often too much.
- His grandmother will never quit fussing over his vegetarianism.
- (intransitive) To fiddle; fidget; wiggle, or adjust
- Quit fussing with your hair. It looks fine.
- (intransitive, especially of babies) To cry or be ill-humoured.
- (intransitive, with over) To show affection for, especially animals.
- (transitive) To pet.
- He fussed the cat.