Definition of frivolity in English:


Line breaks: fri¦vol|ity
Pronunciation: /frɪˈvɒlɪti


[mass noun]
Lack of seriousness; light-heartedness: a night of fun and frivolity [count noun]: they concerned themselves almost entirely with frivolities
More example sentences
  • Some reporters who covered this story described it in tones of frivolity and amusement.
  • Indeed, it would be an outrageous piece of moral frivolity.
  • This exhibit features furniture, fashion, function, and frivolity.
light-heartedness, levity, joking, jocularity, gaiety, fun, frivolousness, silliness, foolishness, zaniness, giddiness, flightiness, skittishness; flippancy, facetiousness, inanity, superficiality, shallowness, vacuity, empty-headedness
informal dizziness, dippiness
British informal daftness
North American informal ditziness

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