fuss-feathers

fuss and feathers

noun
an excessively elaborate or pretentious display; ostentation.

Origin:
1890–95

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To fuss-feathers
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: fuss-budget
Next Definition: fussbox
Words Near: fuss-feathers
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for fuss-feathers
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing fuss-feathers
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature