Definition of frivolity
1 : the quality or state of being frivolous
2 : a frivolous act or thing
Examples of frivolity in a sentence
He has no patience for frivolity.
He spends money on the latest fashions and other frivolities.
First Known Use of frivolity
FRIVOLITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of frivolity for English Language Learners
: a lack of seriousness : the quality or state of being silly or frivolous
: something that is unnecessary or silly
FRIVOLITY Defined for Kids
Definition of frivolity for Students
: a lack of seriousness <He treats school with frivolity.>
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