- vi. 磨损，磨破；疲惫
- vt. 使磨损，使磨破；使疲惫
- n. 磨破，破烂；疲惫状态
- frazzle (v.)
- c. 1825, "to unravel" (of clothing), from East Anglian variant of 17c. fasel "to unravel, fray" (as the end of a rope), from Middle English facelyn "to fray" (mid-15c.), from fasylle "fringe, frayed edge," diminutive of Old English fæs "fringe, border." Related: Frazzled, frazzling. Compare German Faser "thread, fiber, filament," Middle Dutch vese "fringe, fiber, chaff." Probably influenced in form by fray (v.).
- frazzle (n.)
- "worn-out condition," 1865, American English, from frazzle (v.).
- 1. He was worn to a frazzle when he got home from work.
- 2. The meat has been burnt to a frazzle.
- 3. She worked herself to a frazzle.
- 4. He was beaten to a frazzle during the last election campaign.
- 5. There he goes again coughing himself to a frazzle.
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