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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something of little value or significance.

Usage examples (31)
  • Miss Roberts never could stand what she called 'frippery' in dress or hair style.
  • Joe's favorite word is "frippery," which he likes because it sounds funny and not because he's found a way to work it into conversation.
  • For the time his soul abhorred what seemed to him frippery.
  • ‘And then all the frippery would be thrown away upon me.’ for more
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