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frayed

adjective uk   us   /freɪd/

frayed adjective (CLOTH)

with the threads at the edge coming loose: frayed cuffs

frayed adjective (ANNOYED)

used to describe someone's mood when they are feeling worried, upset, or annoyed: The whole experience left me with frayed nerves (= feeling worried).
Translations of “frayed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 布料, 磨損的,脫線的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布料, 磨损的,脱线的…
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