fret

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfrɛt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/frɛt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fret)

Inflections of 'fret' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
frets
v 3rd person singular
fretting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
fretted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
fretted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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fret

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is in a state of fret
  2. a [total, complete] state of fret
  3. is always in such a fret
  4. what are you in a fret about?
  5. in a (total) fret over [money, her son, being late]
  6. the [guitar, bass, banjo] frets
  7. her fingers [slid, moved] over the (guitar) frets
  8. put his fingers on the [right, wrong] frets
  9. her little fingers don't reach [three] frets
v
  1. fret [about, over] [it]
  2. [don’t, try not to] fret [about] it
  3. I can't help fretting
  4. is fretting over her [life, career]
  5. the [baby, child] fusses and frets
n as adj
  1. music: [learn, study, teach] fret positions
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