Translation of "fray" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /freɪ/
CLOTH [ I, T ]

If material or clothing frays, or if it is frayed, the threads at the edge break and become loose.

tel tel olmak, yıpra(t)nmak, eski(t)mek,

If your temper (= mood) frays or your nerves fray, you gradually become annoyed or upset.

sinirleri yıpra(t)nmak/harap olmak/etmek
After hours of waiting, tempers were beginning to fray.

(Translation of “fray verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)