Posted on

Pronunciation of Fret: Learn how to pronounce Fret in English correctly

Learn how to say Fret correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word fret:

verb (frets, fretting, fretted)
1 [no object] be constantly or visibly anxious:
she fretted about the cost of groceries
[with object] cause anxiety to:
his absence during her times awake began to fret her
2 [with object] gradually wear away (something) by rubbing or gnawing:
the bay’s black waves fret the seafront
form (a channel or passage) by rubbing or wearing away:
what shape the sea has fretted into the land
3 [no object] flow or move in small waves:
squelchy clay that fretted between his toes
[in singular] chiefly British
a state of anxiety:
an economy in a state of fret and irritation

Old English fretan ‘devour, consume’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vreten and German fressen, and ultimately to for- and eat