furbelow

noun fur·be·low \ ˈfər-bə-ˌlō \

Definition of furbelow

1 : a pleated or gathered piece of material; especially : a flounce on women's clothing
2 : something that suggests a furbelow especially in being showy or superfluous

furbelow

transitive verb

Examples of furbelow in a Sentence

  1. she opted for a simple wedding dress that did without all the frills and furbelows

Origin and Etymology of furbelow

by folk etymology from French dialect farbella

furbelow Synonyms

Synonyms

flounce, frill, ruffle;



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