[frak-shuh s] /ˈfræk ʃəs/
refractory or unruly:
a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness.
readily angered; peevish; irritable; quarrelsome:
an incorrigibly fractious young man.
1725, from fraction in an obsolete sense of “a brawling, discord” (c.1500) + -ous; probably on model of captious. Related: Fractiously; fractiousness.
/ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs/ noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ) 1. low ragged slightly bulbous cloud, often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain Also called fractocumulus cloud
/ˌfræktəʊˈstrɑːtəs; -ˈstræt-/ noun (pl) -ti (-taɪ) 1. low ragged layered cloud often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain
[German frahk-toor] /German frɑkˈtur/ noun 1. (def 2).
[frak-cher] /ˈfræk tʃər/ noun 1. the breaking of a bone, cartilage, or the like, or the resulting condition. Compare , , , , . 2. the act of breaking; state of being broken. 3. a break, breach, or split. 4. the characteristic manner of breaking: a material of unpredictable fracture. 5. the characteristic appearance of […]