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frippet Line breaks: frip|pet
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪpɪt/

Definition of frippet in English:


British informal, dated
A frivolous or showy young woman: [mass noun]: quite a nice bit of frippet, but too young for me
More example sentences
  • Wilson managed to get his frippet to Lahore on a plane provided by Zia, who laughed at the vulgarity of his antics.


Early 20th century: of unknown origin.

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