frivol

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friv·ol

 (frĭv′əl)
intr.v. friv·oled, friv·ol·ing, friv·ols or friv·olled or friv·ol·ling
To behave frivolously.

[Back-formation from frivolous.]

friv′ol·er n.

frivol

(ˈfrɪvəl)
vb, -ols, -olling or -olled, -ols, -oling or -oled
1. (intr) to behave frivolously; trifle
2. (often foll by: away) to waste on frivolous pursuits
[C19: back formation from frivolous]
ˈfrivoller, ˈfrivoler n

friv•ol

(ˈfrɪv əl)

v. -oled, -ol•ing (esp. Brit.) -olled, -ol•ling.
v.i.
to behave frivolously; trifle.
[1865–70; back formation from frivolous]
friv′ol•er; esp. Brit., friv′ol•ler, n.

frivol


Past participle: frivolled
Gerund: frivolling

Imperative
frivol
frivol
Present
I frivol
you frivol
he/she/it frivols
we frivol
you frivol
they frivol
Preterite
I frivolled
you frivolled
he/she/it frivolled
we frivolled
you frivolled
they frivolled
Present Continuous
I am frivolling
you are frivolling
he/she/it is frivolling
we are frivolling
you are frivolling
they are frivolling
Present Perfect
I have frivolled
you have frivolled
he/she/it has frivolled
we have frivolled
you have frivolled
they have frivolled
Past Continuous
I was frivolling
you were frivolling
he/she/it was frivolling
we were frivolling
you were frivolling
they were frivolling
Past Perfect
I had frivolled
you had frivolled
he/she/it had frivolled
we had frivolled
you had frivolled
they had frivolled
Future
I will frivol
you will frivol
he/she/it will frivol
we will frivol
you will frivol
they will frivol
Future Perfect
I will have frivolled
you will have frivolled
he/she/it will have frivolled
we will have frivolled
you will have frivolled
they will have frivolled
Future Continuous
I will be frivolling
you will be frivolling
he/she/it will be frivolling
we will be frivolling
you will be frivolling
they will be frivolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frivolling
you have been frivolling
he/she/it has been frivolling
we have been frivolling
you have been frivolling
they have been frivolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frivolling
you will have been frivolling
he/she/it will have been frivolling
we will have been frivolling
you will have been frivolling
they will have been frivolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frivolling
you had been frivolling
he/she/it had been frivolling
we had been frivolling
you had been frivolling
they had been frivolling
Conditional
I would frivol
you would frivol
he/she/it would frivol
we would frivol
you would frivol
they would frivol
Past Conditional
I would have frivolled
you would have frivolled
he/she/it would have frivolled
we would have frivolled
you would have frivolled
they would have frivolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.frivol - act frivolouslyfrivol - act frivolously      
behave, act, do - behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
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