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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.