frou-frou(redirected from frou-frous)
frou·froualso frou-frou (fro͞o′fro͞o)
1. Fussy or showy dress or ornamentation.
2. A rustling sound, as of silk.
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.]
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frou-frou- From French for "a rustling."
See also related terms for rustling.
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