Definitions

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  • n. A guitar player, especially one who plays acoustic guitar.

Etymologies

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fret +ā€Ž man

Examples

  • John Primer learned from the best: having moved to Chicago at 18 in 1963, in the mid-70s he cut his teeth in the legendary house band at Theresa's Lounge on South Indiana, playing behind Junior Wells and alongside accomplished fretman Sammy Lawhorn, a veteran of Muddy Waters's group.

    Chicago Reader

  • Also on guitar is TODD YOUTH, the master fretman who has played with many top-tier hard rock ensembles including Danzig, Motorhead, Glen Campbell, Samhain, D Generation and most recently Chelsea Smiles.

    Sleaze Roxx Music News Headlines

  • If I were to venture a guess about who I turned into an undead fretman, Iā€™d go with Dave Davies.

    PAUL IS UNDEAD

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