• WordNet 3.6
    • n fuss-budget thinks about unfortunate things that might happen
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In literature:

Now, Miss Fuss-Budget, stop croaking.
"Ruth Fielding on Cliff Island" by Alice Emerson
Don't you realize you're an old fuss budget with your steam and your boiler and your fire and what not?
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
She's such a fuss-budget!
"Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall" by Alice B. Emerson
I even know my nickname, 'Old Fuss-Budget'.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
Grandfather is an old fuss-budget.
"Behind the Green Door" by Mildred A. Wirt

In news:

In our new feature Budget Fuss, we'll be looking at lesser-reported casualties (and gains — all two of them) in the state budget.
I am not generally a liturgical fuss budget, but what a mess we are up for.
A Beginner 's Guide to Fuss Budgeting, Part 2.
A Beginner 's Guide to Fuss Budgeting, Part 1.
A Beginner's Guide to Fuss Budgeting, Part 1.