"frippery" Definition

  1. n. Coast-off clothes.
  2. n. Hence: Secondhand finery; cheap and tawdry decoration; affected elegance.
  3. n. A place where old clothes are sold.
  4. n. The trade or traffic in old clothes.
  5. a. Trifling; contemptible.

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Position in dictionary: 39985 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., a.,
Words that start with "frippery": 1
Words that end with "frippery": 1
Words that contain "frippery": 1
Next words in dictionary: friseur', frisian, frisk, friskal, frisked
Previous words in dictionary: fripperer, fripper, fringy, fringing, fringilline

English Dictionary Definition of frippery

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