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fray2

fray2

 
pronunciation:
freI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: frayed, fraying, frays
definition 1: to wear or rub thin or threadbare.
Constant use frays a shirt collar.
synonyms:
ravel, wear
similar words:
erode, fret, rub, shred, tatter, unravel, wear out
definition 2: to wear on (nerves or emotions); chafe or strain.
synonyms:
frazzle, wear, wear out
similar words:
discompose, fatigue, fret, irritate, strain
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become worn thin or threadbare.
This fabric frays easily.
synonyms:
shred, wear
similar words:
erode, fret, ravel, scuff, unravel
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a worn or threadbare part, as on a piece of fabric.
synonyms:
fret, scuff
similar words:
tatter