frazzle

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

frazzle (third-person singular simple present frazzles, present participle frazzling, simple past and past participle frazzled)

  1. To fray or wear down, especially at the edges.
    The new puppy has been chewing on everything, and my favorite afghan has become frazzled.
  2. To drain emotionally or physically
    After dealing with the children all day, I just can't help being frazzled.

Noun[edit]

frazzle (plural frazzles)

  1. (informal) A burnt fragment; a cinder or crisp.
    The bacon was burned to a frazzle.