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English definition of “frayed”

frayed

adjective uk   /freɪd/ us  

frayed adjective (CLOTH)

with the threads at the edge coming loose: frayed cuffs

frayed adjective (ANNOYED)

describes someone's mood when they are feeling worried, upset, or annoyed: The whole experience left me with frayed nerves (= feeling worried).
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