fretful definition by Webster's New World
tending to fret; irritable and discontented; peevish
fretful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Inclined to be vexed or troubled; peevish.
- Marked by worry and distress; troublesome: “Of all the fretful stages of human development, adolescence is the most infamous” (David Gelman).
- fretˈful·ly adverb
- fretˈful·ness noun