Monday, May 11, 2009


Definition: (from
1. a fussy or needlessly fault-finding person

"Mariah Carey is rumored to be a big fussbudget."
"You have overspent your fuss budget for the day, you fussbudget!"

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

Awkwardness rating: 8

I'm only a fussbudget if my hair isn't perfect. (

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