frilly


adjective, frill·i·er, frill·i·est.

  1. covered with or marked by frills: Some of the more elaborate dress shirts have frilly fronts.
  2. frivolous; inconsequential: After a day of intense concentration and serious business, they feel like doing something frilly and amusing.
adj.

1843, from frill + -y (2). Related: Frilliness.

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