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 (fă-lăl′, făl′ăl′)
A showy article of dress.

[Origin unknown.]

fal·lal′er·y n.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a showy ornament, trinket, or article of dress
[C18: perhaps based on falbala]
falˈlalery n
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or fal-lal


a bit of finery; a showy article of dress.
[1700–10; perhaps syncopated variant of falderal]
fal•lal′er•y, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fallal - cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothingfallal - cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
trinketry - trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively
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