French translation of 'frayed'
- (because of irritation)
to be frayed
⇒ Tempers were frayed.
L'exaspération gagnait.to become frayed
⇒ Nerves became frayed.
- (because of stress)
⇒ Her nerves were frayed.
Elle était à bout de nerfs.
Example Sentences Including 'frayed'
A cup of coffee and a bun to soothe her frayed nerves felt very necessary.Death and Transfiguration
She'd been desperate to see me, her voice frayed with anxiety.Skorpion's Death
The mats were jammed close together, their frayed edges separated by only a few inches of white ice.The Broken God
Trends of 'frayed'
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to enter the fray or to join the fray [competitor]
entrer en licethe political fray
la mêlée politique
- [fabric, cuff, stitching]
Example Sentences Including 'fray'
They clambered over the low fence, shouting encouragement ~o Elizabeth and each other, and charged towards the fray.Stage Fright
`Oh well, into the fray ," Barry said, lumbering wearily out.An Older Woman
I got the lift to the tenth floor, swiped my security tag (for keeping out nutters), then prepared for the fray.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
Translation of frayed from the Collins English to French Dictionary