Definition of frippet in English:

frippet

Line breaks: frip|pet
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪpɪt
 
/

noun

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.

Origin

early 20th century: of unknown origin.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous