frou-frou


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frou·frou

also frou-frou  (fro͞o′fro͞o)
n.
1. Fussy or showy dress or ornamentation.
2. A rustling sound, as of silk.
adj.
Fussy or showy in dress or ornamentation: "The cutesy, froufrou baby clothes of the past were tacky and foolish-looking" (Susan Gregory Thomas).

[French, of imitative origin.]

frou-frou

- From French for "a rustling."
See also related terms for rustling.
References in classic literature ?
Frou-Frou was a beast of medium size, not altogether free from reproach, from a breeder's point of view.
Now, Watson, the fair sex is your department," said Holmes, with a smile, when the dwindling frou-frou of skirts had ended in the slam of the front door.
Clad in feathers, sequins and frou-frou, the Rocket Man is out of this world.
A frou-frou dress can create a most magical unicorn.
TULLE BABYDOLL DRESSES TEMPER the frou-frou feel of a babydoll dress by layering it over a white or grey marl T-shirt dress - the more distressed the better - and pairing with chunky boots (yes, even in summer).
I went to El Corte Ingles department store to look for white cotton shirts, but all they had were acetone-coloured, Polyester, frou-frou tops.
In a muted lavender shade and with added diamante, her dress is just frou-frou much for us.
All fancy-schmancy, frou-frou bets are off because you are raising demons.
It is signed by a number of prominent companies and business associations: Vassilikos Cement Works, Papaphilippou Ice Creams, Lordos Plastics, Charalambides-Christis, Frou-Frou, Medochemie, KEAN, Ambrosia, Foodpax, the Cyprus Quarries Association, the Cyprus Plastics Manufacturers Association, Regis, Remedia, KEO, Zorbas, and Muskita.
Rummage sales and garage/ estate/moving sales are also good sources of everything from furniture to frou-frou.
I don't care about weather, since you don't care that my lovely Lady Baba needs at least two bags for her girly, frou-frou stuff.
Judging and prizes will be awarded for six bonnet categories: Most Original, Traditional, Funniest, Most Tropical, Most Frou-Frou and Owner/Pet Look-A-Like.