||a child who is afraid to jump etc., chicken
||"Fraidy cat, fraidy cat!" the boys shouted. "Ali's afraid to jump!"
||cause you to look guilty, set you up
||He framed you. He lent you his car, then reported it as stolen.
|frame of mind
||mood, mental attitude, state of mind
||I'm not in the right frame of mind to listen to your poem.
||having tired nerves, going in circles
||I'm frazzled! Gift shopping takes all my nervous energy.
||show surprise or disbelief, flip, go ballistic
||Mom will freak when I tell her we're married.
||(See a free-for-all)
||a free ticket etc., a sample
||Some drug companies advertise through freebies - free pills.
||receive free food or rent, a handout
||Do social programs encourage freeloading? It's a good question.
||when the lakes and ground freeze (November)
||We want to dig the hole for the basement before freeze-up.
||keep wages the same, not increase wages, dig in their heels
||To control spending, the board is going to freeze our wages - no salary increases for one year.