Translation of frilly in Spanish:

frilly

Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪli/

adj (-lier, -liest)

  • 1.1 [dress/petticoat] de volantes or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) de volados or (Mexico/México) de olanes or (Chile) de vuelos 1.2 (ornamented) [pejorative/peyorativo] [style] recargado the bedroom was too frilly for my taste el dormitorio me pareció muy rococó
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    • Waitresses dress in costumes which recall the early days of London's first tearooms, when white frilly aprons were worn over black dresses, and white caps covered their hair.
    • Then I donned my pearls and frilly apron and concocted a delectable dinner of Mexican bread, mini-meat loaves and fresh green beans.
    • Mish was allowed to wear a frilly apron as a concession.
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    • As hard as she tried, Kayin couldn't picture him anywhere that wasn't frilly, rich, and perfect.
    • His performance in that film shows up the Randall version for what it really was - a prissy, frilly, silly version of a far more interesting and comic character.
    • It's too fancy, too frilly, too difficult to read.

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