Translation of "fret" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /fret/ us -tt-

to be nervous or worried

Don’t fret – I’m sure he’s OK.
She spent the day fretting about/over what she’d said to Nicky.
noun uk /fret/ us

any of the small raised metal bars across the long, thin part of a stringed musical instrument such as a guitar, that show you where to put your fingers on the strings in order to produce different notes

fretted adjective uk /ˈfret.ɪd/ us /ˈfret̬-/

con trastes
Guitars and lutes are fretted musical instruments.

(Translation of “fret” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /fret/ (past tense, past participle fretted)

to worry or show anxiety or discontentment

She was always fretting about something or other.
fretful adjective

cross; discontented

fretful children.

(Translation of “fret” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)