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noun as in fashion plate

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Somehow, she found it difficult to imagine a friendship between Godfrey and this little fribble of a woman.

Nor can such a person be a mere fribble; nor can any loose hanger-on of fashion imagine he may assume the character.

And so he became a priest, a fribble, and a coxcomb, but a man of truth.

But I might say that she is in fulness a woman—not a fribble, or one of those pick-me-up-and-carry-me women.

He ought to have been taken about the country in order to show the world the true meaning of a fribble and a beau.


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On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fribble, such as: best-dressed, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fop, and sharpy.

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