fussy vs grumpy what difference

what is difference between fussy and grumpy

English

Etymology

fuss +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • enPR: fŭ.s’i, IPA(key): /ˈfʌ.si/
  • Rhymes: -ʌsi

Adjective

fussy (comparative fussier, superlative fussiest)

  1. Anxious or particular about petty details; hard to please.
  2. Having a tendency to fuss, cry, or be bad-tempered/ill-tempered (especially of babies).
  3. Having much unnecessary detail or decoration.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:fastidious

Related terms

  • fuss

Translations

See also

  • pedantic
  • picky


English

Etymology

grump +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹʌmpi/

Adjective

grumpy (comparative grumpier, superlative grumpiest)

  1. Dissatisfied and irritable.
    The old man was grumpy because he couldn’t find his glasses.

Synonyms

  • cantankerous
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • grouchy
  • surly
  • truculent
  • See also Thesaurus:irritable

Translations


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