[ frach-ing ]

nounBritish Dialect.
  1. a quarrel; disagreement; argument.

Origin of fratching

First recorded in 1755–65; fratch + -ing1

Words Nearby fratching Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fratching in a sentence

  • He set up his fratching at breakfast acause his porridge was burnt, and kept at it all day.

    More Tales of the Ridings | Frederic Moorman
  • They were fratching—quarrelling—I could hear 'em as well as see 'em.

    The Borough Treasurer | Joseph Smith Fletcher