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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having one or more small bars of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; adj. - Having a pattern of latticework.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : a fretted molding
  • "It isn't my home," he replied, as if the word fretted him.
  • Typically you only play the "fretted" strings, not all six strings, when playing a power chord.
  • The spouse was a "loose cannon," one staffer fretted. for more
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