Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fretted
IPA transcription: [fɹ'ɛtɪd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: fretted, interlaced, latticed, latticelike
    Meaning: having a pattern of fretwork or latticework
  • Synonyms: fretted
    Meaning: having frets
Usage examples
  • She grieved and fretted continually.
  • "Are they all blind?" she fretted. "What is the matter with them?
  • The wind pursued the little bush, And drove away the leaves November left; then clambered up And fretted in the eaves.
  • Leaving his critter to occupy the "stall" where broken-shoe had for some time fretted himself, the old hunter glided off upon the footmarks of the dismounted rider.
  • He was fretted, too, by all sorts of strange and almost surprising desires; for instance, after midnight he suddenly had an intense irresistible inclination to go down, open the door, go to the lodge and beat Smerdyakov.