[ UK /fɹˈɪpəɹi/ ]
- something of little value or significance
How To Use frippery In A Sentence
- Do not make the mistake of thinking this is mere frippery, for where there is ceremony, there is power.
- ‘It isn't frippery,’ Althia retorted, raising the book in front of her face to hide her smile once more.
- She never wore perfume, considering it to be mere frippery.
- There wasn't nearly as much frippery on Gideon's dress, she could inhabit that dress.
- mere rhetorical frippery
- And who among us knew that one of the tasks of a royal footman is not merely to stand about the place with a stern gaze and assorted frippery on his head?
- She may be a reluctant participant in the political game, but her no-nonsense attitude, her distinct lack of frippery and her lively wit have already marked her out as a woman to be reckoned with.
- I don't want to use the term basic, but there wasn't a lot of flashy frippery to get in the way of the good music.
- There was no such frippery for Michael, who helicoptered back to Italy.
- Miss Roberts never could stand what she called 'frippery' in dress or hair style. Summer Term At St Clare's