What does the word frivolous mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Frivolously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Trivial; trifling; silly.

Usage examples for frivolous

  1. But first, let's put in place a strong, independent review so we promote quality health care, not frivolous lawsuits. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. Few spoke, and then on frivolous things, in tones that were not recognized. – "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson
  3. I understand,- rather a frivolous character. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton