Definition of frippery in English:

frippery

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Pronunciation: /ˈfrɪp(ə)ri
 
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noun (plural fripperies)

[mass noun]

adjective

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  • Frivolous and tawdry.

Origin

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

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