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frivol

play
verb friv·ol \ˈfri-vəl\

Definition of frivol

friv·oled or friv·olledfriv·ol·ing or friv·ol·lingplay \-vəl-iŋ, -və-liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to act frivolously :  trifle

friv·ol·er or friv·ol·ler play \-və-lər\ noun


Examples of frivol

  1. <my friends warned me not to frivol with that guy, as he was likely to take me seriously>



Origin of frivol

back-formation from frivolous


First Known Use: 1866

Rhymes with frivol


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