fretful; irritable; peevish.
Other definitions for fretty (2 of 2)
covered with criss-crossed and interlacing diagonal strips: argent, fretty sable.
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How to use fretty in a sentence
Baby's right fretty with his teeth, and your father's that worried about his machine that I'm afraid he'll be down sick.Not Quite Eighteen | Susan Coolidge
"Sable fretty or" was the original form of the arms of the ancient and historic family of Maltravers.
A coat which is fretty is entirely covered by the interlacing bendlets and bendlets sinister, no mascles being introduced.
Another case, which starting fretty has ended in a fret, occurs in the arms of the family of Harington.
Therefore, when next June comes along and you yearn for the early filberts, do not be fretty.