- 1 1.1 (of fabric) volante (masculine) or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) volado (masculine) or (Mexico/México) olán (masculine) or (Chile) vuelo (masculine)More example sentences1.2 (of paper) fleco (masculine)
- It was pink, with frills around the collar and bottom hem.
- The sleeves of the shirt were, thanks to Allicia, immaculately black, the frills of the cuffs ruffled lightly.
- There were tucks and folds and frills and bows and lace and rhinestones and embroidery and ribbons all over it.
- 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (pretension) floritura (feminine) a ceremony with no frills una ceremonia sencilla 2.2 (refinement) detalle (masculine)More example sentences
- In an article last October, I described how my wife and I planned to chop around £800 a month from our expenses by cutting back on unnecessary luxuries, frills and trimmings.
- It's as nice a defensive pistol as you can buy, with every feature needed and no unnecessary frills.
- ‘Our clients are paying for our services, not the extra frills of working from the glassy palaces of Covent Garden,’ he said.
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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.