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Definition of frazzle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

frazzle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfræzl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfræzl//
 
 
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Word Origin early 19th cent.: perhaps a blend of fray (verb) and obsolete fazle ‘ravel out’, of Germanic origin. The word was originally East Anglian dialect; it came into standard British English via the US.Idioms
be burnt, worn, etc. to a frazzle
 
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(informal) to be completely burnt/extremely tired
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