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What does fretted mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fretted(adj)

    having frets

  2. fretted, interlaced, latticed, latticelike(adj)

    having a pattern of fretwork or latticework


  1. fretted(Adjective)

    (of a musical instrument) Having frets.

    Dulcimer, Sitar and Qinqin are all fretted instruments.

  2. fretted(Adjective)

    decorated with fretwork

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fretted

    of Fret

  2. Fretted

    rubbed or worn away; chafed

  3. Fretted

    agitated; vexed; worried

  4. Fretted

    ornamented with fretwork; furnished with frets; variegated; made rough on the surface

  5. Fretted

    interlaced one with another; -- said of charges and ordinaries

  6. Origin: [See 5th Fret.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fretted in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fretted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mara Mitchell:

    When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own intersts.

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