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fussbudget

[fuhs-buhj-it] /ˈfʌsˌbʌdʒ ɪt/
noun
1.
a fussy or needlessly fault-finding person.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; fuss + budget
Related forms
fussbudgety, adjective
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Word Origin and History for fussbudget
n.

1904, from fuss (n.) + budget (n.). One of several similar formulations around this time: Cf. fussbox (1901); fusspot (1921).

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