Definitions

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  • adj. Afraid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Afraid.

Etymologies

from Middle English frighty, friȝti, equivalent to fright +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was proven in the middle ages and again last night on countdown with keith olbermann … all that “inhanced interrogation” on the yemenis in guantanamo did not offer any intelligence about the crotch bomber … and it should have, according to the frighty apologists …

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 8, 2010

  • Sarah Palin Presents: Saturday Night Live to make me truly appreciate this cheeky (yet quite stage-frighty) pile of cuteness.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Of course, if I actually were there, I'd get so nervous and stage-frighty, I'd probably be getting it all wrong, too; o)

    elephants Diary Entry

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