Simple Definition of frippery
: something that is not necessary or not serious
Examples of frippery in a sentence
The design is simple and devoid of needless frippery.
<dressed in their most elegant frippery for the big gala at the symphony>
Origin and Etymology of frippery
Middle French friperie, alteration of Old French freperie, from frepe old garment
First Known Use: 1568
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