Thesaurus > Related Words: fray

  Words related to fray

Related / Similar Words: affray, disturbance, ruffle, rub, fret, chafe, scratch, frazzle

 

Definition:
  • a noisy fight;
  • cause friction; "my sweater scratches";
  • wear away by rubbing; "The friction frayed the sleeve";

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    Derivational Morphology: abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation, chafe, friction, rubbing

     

     
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