Fractious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Fractious

given to troublemaking | irritable; argumentative; quarrelsome

Short Example Sentence for Fractious

  • 1. The chauffeur here is a fractious idiot. 🔊
  • 2. Another account charges the breakage to a fractious team. 🔊
  • 3. Never had he seen Theodora in a more fractious mood. 🔊
  • 4. His voice had a fractious tone, as if he combated an unseen tyrant. 🔊
  • 5. Now and then Dil had to leave off and comfort the fractious babies. 🔊

How to use Fractious in a Sentence?

  • 1. Some horses are made fractious by having the check-rein so tight as to weary the muscles. 🔊
  • 2. This was risky work on a fractious pony, and some of the riders preferred wading to riding. 🔊
  • 3. There's a tray for each, of course; but a ball dress is such a fractious thing. 🔊
  • 4. O fractious eddies of the brandish'd tongue, Such words as in no law-court ever rung. 🔊
  • 5. Now he was elderly and lived alone, save for a fractious old man-servant, in a straggling old moss-covered house, or group of houses. 🔊
  • 6. For my own part I but faintly remember him, he having been killed by a fractious horse when I was a very small boy. 🔊
  • 7. His tone was grave; indeed, too much like reproof to a fractious child to suit Beatrice's pride. 🔊
  • 8. Oh, I remember, you saved the life of an old woman, who would have been trampled to death by a span of fractious horses. 🔊
  • 9. He apt to be mighty fractious sometimes, and maybe he cuss you when you try to 'suade him but he need somebody what understand him to be 'round wid him. 🔊
  • 10. Suddenly a fractious horse jerked away from the man who had been standing at its head holding it, and whirling short about, half-overturned the wagon to which it was hitched and raced wildly down the street. 🔊