fal-lal

noun
\ fa-ˈlal How to pronounce fal-lal (audio) , ˈfa(l)-ˌlal \

Definition of fal-lal

: a fancy ornament especially in dress

Other Words from fal-lal

fallalery \ fa-​ˈla-​lə-​rē How to pronounce fallalery (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of fal-lal

1703, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fal-lal

perhaps alteration of falbala furbelow, from French

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“Fal-lal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fal-lal. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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