fa-ˈlal How to pronounce fal-lal (audio)
: a fancy ornament especially in dress
fallalery noun

Word History


perhaps alteration of falbala furbelow, from French

First Known Use

1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fal-lal was in 1703

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“Fal-lal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fal-lal. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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