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frill

 (frĭl)
n.
1. A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
2. A projection as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
3. A wrinkling of the edge of a photographic film.
4. Informal Something that is desirable but not a necessity; a luxury. See Synonyms at luxury.
v. frilled, frill·ing, frills
v.tr.
1. To make into a ruffle or frill.
2. To add a ruffle or frill to.
v.intr.
To become wrinkled along the edge.

[Origin unknown.]

fril′li·ness n.
frill′y adj.

frilled

(frɪld)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) clothing having frills
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frilled - having decorative ruffles or frills
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
Translations
nabíranýzřasený
flæsetplisseret
meî blúndum
naberaný
farbalalısüslü

frilled

[frɪld] adj (blouse) → con la gala, volant; (curtain, skirt) → a balze

frill

(fril) noun
1. a decorative edging to a piece of cloth, made of a strip of cloth gathered along one side and sewn on. She sewed a frill along the bottom of the skirt.
2. (often in plural) something unnecessary added as decoration. the frills of business (= having expensive dinners etc).
frilled, ˈfrilly adjective
decorated with frills. a frilled curtain; a frilly dress.
References in classic literature ?
She was running running running up the hill--and where was her white frilled cap?
She gripped herself and her iron with a visible effort, and dabbed futilely at the frail, frilled garment on the board under her hand.
condition," Saxon answered, as she frilled a lace ruffle with a hot fluting-iron.
I wanted to cross the footlights and help the slim-waisted Armand in the frilled shirt to convince her that there was still loyalty and devotion in the world.
The new species, tentatively being called frilled giant Pacific octopus by the researchers who found it, was discovered when Nathan Hollenbeck and David Scheel from Alaska Pacific University were looking at shrimp by-catch as part of Hollenbeck's senior-year thesis.