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 Dictionary entry overview: What does frazzle mean? 

FRAZZLE (noun)
  The noun FRAZZLE has 1 sense:

1. a state of extreme exhaustion

  Familiarity information: FRAZZLE used as a noun is very rare.

FRAZZLE (verb)
  The verb FRAZZLE has 2 senses:

1. wear away by rubbing
2. exhaust physically or emotionally

  Familiarity information: FRAZZLE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FRAZZLE (noun)

Sense 1frazzle [BACK TO TOP]


A state of extreme exhaustion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

he was worn to a frazzle

Hypernyms ("frazzle" is a kind of...):

exhaustion (extreme fatigue)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)

FRAZZLE (verb)

Sense 1frazzle [BACK TO TOP]


Wear away by rubbing

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging


fray; frazzle

Context example:

The friction frayed the sleeve

Hypernyms (to "frazzle" is one way to...):

break; bust; fall apart; wear; wear out (go to pieces)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sense 2frazzle [BACK TO TOP]


Exhaust physically or emotionally

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Context example:

She was frazzled after the visit of her in-laws

Hypernyms (to "frazzle" is one way to...):

beat; exhaust; tucker; tucker out; wash up (wear out completely)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s somebody

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