Part of speech: verb

To make into a frill; put frills on; be frilled.

Part of speech: noun

An ornamental band; a flounce; ruffle.

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Usage examples "frill":

  1. Will you arrange my frill? - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. We put a deep frill of the same material, mounted on a thin brass rail, on the wall above the mantelpiece, and arranged Lorna's best ornaments and nick- nacks against this becoming background. - "The Heart of Una Sackville", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
  3. So even Christians come secretly to look upon their Christianity as a frill, something gracious but not indispensable, pleasant to live with but not impossible to live without. - "Christianity and Progress", Harry Emerson Fosdick.