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fretty

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[ fret-ee ]
/ ˈfrɛt i /
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adjective, fret·ti·er, fret·ti·est.
fretful; irritable; peevish.
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Origin of fretty

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First recorded in 1835–45; fret1 + -y1

Other definitions for fretty (2 of 2)

fretty2
[ fret-ee ]
/ ˈfrɛt i /

adjective Heraldry.
covered with criss-crossed and interlacing diagonal strips: argent, fretty sable.

Origin of fretty

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1555–65; <Middle French frette, derivative of frete trelliswork. See fret2, -ee
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