Definition of fretfully in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfrɛtfʊli//ˈfrɛtfəli/


  • See fretful

    • ‘She would pace through the house she had lived in most of her life crying fretfully that she wanted to go home.’
    • ‘‘I know, but right now… right now I'm alone,’ he said fretfully.’
    • ‘Virgo chewed on his lip fretfully as he finished the letter.’
    • ‘The lady watched fretfully as the men came closer to hitting Mack with their bullets and ran much faster than before as their rage intensified.’
    • ‘Mr. Williams was talking to himself fretfully.’