Definition of fretful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fretful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfrɛtfl//
     
     
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  1. 1behaving in a way that shows you are unhappy or uncomfortable synonym restless
  2. 2 Babies soon become fretful when they are tired or hungry.
NAmE//ˈfrɛtfəli//
 
adverb
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