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Definition of fretful adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fretful

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈfretfl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfretfl//
 
Nervous
 
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behaving in a way that shows you are unhappy or uncomfortable synonym restless Babies soon become fretful when they are tired or hungry. See related entries: Nervous
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fretful