Definition of frippery in English:


Syllabification: frip·per·y
Pronunciation: /ˈfripərē

noun (plural fripperies)


mid 16th century (denoting old or secondhand clothes): from French friperie, from Old French freperie, from frepe 'rag', of unknown ultimate origin.

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