frightnoun [S or U]uk us /fraɪt/
- The sheep ran off in fright, bleating loudly.
- She let out a squeak of fright at the sight of the spider.
- I got such a fright when he flung open the door that I dropped my glass.
- With my bad heart, I should avoid nasty frights like that.
- We had an awful fright, I can tell you, but thank goodness we're safe now.