wear to a frazzle

wear someone to a frazzle

Fig. to exhaust someone. Her work wears her to a frazzle. Taking care of all those kids must wear you to a frazzle.
See also: frazzle, wear

wear somebody to a frazzle

  (informal)
to make someone feel very tired and nervous (often reflexive) She's worn herself to a frazzle trying to get that report finished. You've been looking after her kids for a month? You must be worn to a frazzle.
See also: frazzle, wear