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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frilly - having decorative ruffles or frills
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction

frilly

adjective ruffled, fancy, lacy, frothy, ruched, flouncy maids in frilly aprons
Translations
مُهَدَّب، له أهْداب
meî blúndum

frilly

[ˈfrɪlɪ] ADJ (frillier (compar) (frilliest (superl))) → con volantes, con adornos

frilly

[ˈfrɪli] adjà fanfreluches

frilly

adj (+er)
(Tex) apron, cushion, clothingmit Rüschen; to be frillyRüschen haben; frilly dress/blouse/underwearRüschenkleid nt/-bluse f/-unterwäsche f
(fig) speech, styleblumig; music, decorationverschnörkelt

frilly

[frɪlɪ] adj (dress) → con pizzi e merletti

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 ?
Gilbert had a sudden vision of Anne, arrayed in a frilly green gown, with the virginal curves of arms and throat slipping out of it, and white stars shining against the coils of her ruddy hair.
When she was asleep, he said, he would hop on to the frilly things of her night-gown and peck at her mouth.
Say," he said, "what's become of that frilly breakfast cap you was workin' on so hard, I ain't never seen you wear it, and it was sure too big for the kid.
They are bed sheets and pillow covers with pretty frilly borders!
Cue lots of outrage about why this might be deemed gender stereotyping and why we shouldn't pigeonhole our girls into wearing frilly skirts and pink bows.
Beautician Sammy started buying frilly dresses and crystals for one-year-old Halle May before she was even born.
Platypus Australia Fru Fru Swimsuit A PRETTY frilly swimsuit with a mermaid swirl design and sun protection of UPF 50+.
A dark orange frilly satin top which was PS30 is now PS7.
She will be donning costumes, ranging from frilly to polka dotted gears, in loud shades.
But prices for her new Littlewoods collection, which includes leopard-print, frilly red and floral numbers, start at PS14.
Our lass" (according to the group to my left) sported costumes including a gold jumpsuit, frilly black number and skimpy pink tracksuit during the 75-minute set.
London, Feb 7 ( ANI ): Lilly Becker, who is the wife of former tennis pro Boris, wore an odd frilly dress at a pre-Laureus Awards dinner on Sunday.