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See definition of fribble on Dictionary.com
  • as infashion plate
  • as infrivolity
  • as intrifle

synonyms for fribble

  • best-dressed
  • clotheshorse
  • dandy
  • dude
  • fop
  • sharpy
  • snappy dresser
  • swell
See also synonyms for: fribbled / fribbling
  • levity
  • flightiness
  • flippancy
  • flirting
  • flummery
  • folly
  • frippery
  • frivolousness
  • fun
  • gaiety
  • game
  • giddiness
  • jest
  • lightheartedness
  • lightness
  • nonsense
  • play
  • puerility
  • shallowness
  • sport
  • superficiality
  • toying
  • trifling
  • triviality
  • volatility
  • whimsicality
  • whimsy
  • coquetting
  • dallying
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How to use fribble in a sentence

Somehow, she found it difficult to imagine a friendship between Godfrey and this little fribble of a woman.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
Nor can such a person be a mere fribble; nor can any loose hanger-on of fashion imagine he may assume the character.
THE FITZ-BOODLE PAPERSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
And so he became a priest, a fribble, and a coxcomb, but a man of truth.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
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.
WAR AND THE WEIRDFORBES PHILLIPS
He ought to have been taken about the country in order to show the world the true meaning of a fribble and a beau.
THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
But even the logical fribble, even the logical jargonist, was bound to be exact.
THE FLOURISHING OF ROMANCE AND THE RISE OF ALLEGORYGEORGE SAINTSBURY
He had too much intellect to be a mere fribble, and had not the strong animal passions of the thorough debauchee.
ALEXANDER POPELESLIE STEPHEN
One of them, it appeared, was a man who had run away from his wife; the other, an idle fribble who might be anything.
THE GAY ADVENTURERICHARD BIRD
The days are gone when a girl would so much as look at such a fribble as Sir Plume.
PHANTOM FORTUNE, A NOVELM. E. BRADDON
At any rate my love for her died, slain by the ice in her heart; and the foolish fribble I was passed into a man of resolution.
JOHN MARVEL, ASSISTANTTHOMAS NELSON PAGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRIBBLE

  • best-dressed
  • clotheshorse
  • dandy
  • dude
  • fop
  • fribble
  • sharpy
  • snappy dresser
  • swell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.