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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Acting like a clown or buffoon; Something of little value or significance.

Usage examples (37)
  • CherriesCherries bring with them a certain frivolity, a carefree joy like hearing the far-off laughter of a child at play.
  • (The apotheosis of serious newspaper doing frivolity is the FT’s ‘How To Spend It’, of course.)
  • It induced in me the hint of frivolity which is necessary to procure action.
  • Beneath it lay an incurable frivolity which is common to the polite society of every country. for more
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