Definitions For Fret


  • A small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch
  • An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
  • A spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
  • Agitation resulting from active worry


  • Wear away or erode
  • Remove soil or rock
  • Cause friction
  • Be too tight; rub or press
  • Decorate with an interlaced design
  • Carve a pattern into
  • Be agitated or irritated
  • Gnaw into; make resentful or angry
  • Cause annoyance in
  • Worry unnecessarily or excessively
  • Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
  • Provide (a musical instrument) with frets

Is Fret a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Fret is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

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