Frazzle

Definition of Frazzle

Fraz´zle
worn to a frazzle.
Gordon had sent word to Lee that he "had fought his corps to a frazzle."
- Nicolay & Hay (Life of Lincoln).
v. t.1.To fray; to wear or pull into tatters or tag ends; to tatter; - used literally and figuratively.
[imp. & p. p. Frazzled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Frazzling .]
Her hair was of a reddish gray color, and its frazzled and tangled condition suggested that the woman had recently passed through a period of extreme excitement.
- J. C. Harris.
n.1.The act or result of frazzling; the condition or quality of being frazzled; the tag end; a frayed-out end.
My fingers are all scratched to frazzles.
- Kipling.
2.a state of extreme exhaustion; - often used in the phrase

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