- Antonyms of FUSSY:
- plain, unfastidious, good-natured, affable, agreeable, amiable, genial, good-humored, good-tempered, gracious, well-disposed, accommodating, complaisant, obliging, easygoing, laid-back, relaxed, forbearing, long-suffering, patient, stoic, tolerant, uncomplaining, breezy, carefree, devil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, lackadaisical, low-pressure, flexible, lax, loose, lenient, permissive, uncritical, indiscriminating, undiscriminating, undemanding, unfussy, cursory, halfhearted, heedless, inattentive, incautious, mindless, regardless, unguarded, unsafe, unwary, neglectful, negligent, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, imprecise, inaccurate, bold, impetuous, rash, reckless, apathetic, indifferent, lazy, lazyish, careless, bare, denuded, exposed, naked, stripped, uncovered, modest, simple, unassuming, unpretentious, conservative, muted, quiet, restrained, subdued, tasteful, toned-down, understated, unobtrusive, austere, severe, stark, unadorned.
- Examples of usage:
These boys were slovenly players, and were made unhappy by Skepsey's fussy instructions to them in smartness.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete",George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
When Miss Maggie remonstrated at the size of the increase, he pooh- poohed her objections, and declared that even that did not pay for having such a nuisance of a boarder around, with all his fussy notions.
"Oh, Money! Money!",Eleanor Hodgman Porter.
Now don't make any more noise, for William is fussy.
"The Curlytops on Star Island",Howard R. Garis.
- These boys were slovenly players, and were made unhappy by Skepsey's fussy instructions to them in smartness.