[fret-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈfrɛtˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
a fingerboard with frets, as on a guitar.
a fingerboard with frets on a stringed musical instrument
[fret-fuh l] /ˈfrɛt fəl/ adjective 1. disposed or quick to ; irritable or peevish. /ˈfrɛtfʊl/ adjective 1. peevish, irritable, or upset adj. 1590s, from fret (v.) + -ful. Related: Fretfully.
[fret] /frɛt/ noun 1. an interlaced, angular design; . 2. an angular design of bands within a border. 3. Heraldry. a charge composed of two diagonal strips interlacing with and crossing at the center of a mascle. 4. a piece of decoratively pierced work placed in a clock case to deaden the sound of the […]
noun 1. a long, narrow-bladed saw used to cut ornamental work from thin wood. Compare . noun 1. a fine-toothed saw with a long thin narrow blade, used for cutting designs in thin wood or metal
[fret-id] /ˈfrɛt ɪd/ adjective 1. ornamented or provided with : a fretted molding. [fret] /frɛt/ verb (used without object), fretted, fretting. 1. to feel or express worry, annoyance, discontent, or the like: Fretting about the lost ring isn’t going to help. 2. to cause corrosion; gnaw into something: acids that fret at the strongest metals. […]