frazzle frazzle  /f ˈræ zəl/


  1. (n) a state of extreme exhaustion
  2. (v) wear away by rubbing
  3. (v) exhaust physically or emotionally


  1. Before surrendering to romance in the final reel, she cranks up a frantic sort of charisma-frazzle-dazzle.
  2. Competing on home turf can frazzle the nerves just as easily as it can inspire record-breaking performances.
  3. But Rickey had this ability to utterly frazzle opposing pitchers and catchers, making life much easier for those who followed him to the plate.


  1. Art spotlight: Black Friday in artland

    A woodcut by Ellen Heck. Think art as an alternative to the big-box store razzle-dazzle-frazzle. Early-bird culture vultures can swoop in to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts from 6 to 10 a.m. Friday and get a treat, with free coffee, from the new on-site Dogwood cafe.
    on November 29, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Holiday how-to: Put stress in storage

    It’s not too late to plan for a peaceful holiday, professional organizer Beth Randall of Plainfield says. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas should be enjoyed for its good times and memories created and not dreaded for its stress. Randall knows how much the holidays can frazzle. One of the most difficult challenges for her was all the time she spent in the kitchen. “I used to bake ...
    on November 27, 2013     Source: The Herald News


  • "Every win is a good win," said Georgia head coach Mark Richt. "We hate to frazzle everyone's nerves, but maybe we're just trying to get the next team overconfident. I am super proud of our effort, especially on defense. They played lights...
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: Mark Richt Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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