What is the meaning of the English noun…
(countable noun) activity or excitement that is unusual and that often is not wanted or necessary
Please don’t make a fuss over Grandma when she comes. She doesn’t like to visit if she thinks it makes extra work for anyone.
move around or busy oneself restlessly; show unnecessary or excessive concern about something, or someone
- Mothers spend a lot of time fussing over their babies.
- Stop fussing with your clothes and hair. You look very nice, and you are well prepared for your interview. I’m sure it will go well.
- When my friend visits, she always fusses around in my kitchen. I think she wants to help but isn’t sure what to do.
Definition 2 is used in the online English courses below.
Definition 1 is used in the online English course below.