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See definition of frilly on Dictionary.com
  • as inchichi
  • as infancy
  • as inlacy
  • as inopulent

synonyms for frilly

  • flamboyant
  • swank
  • arty
  • grandiose
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • splashy
  • complicated
  • decorative
  • deluxe
  • elegant
  • gaudy
  • lavish
  • ornate
  • special
  • sumptuous
  • adorned
  • baroque
  • beautifying
  • chichi
  • custom
  • decorated
  • elaborate
  • embellished
  • garnished
  • gingerbread
  • rich
  • rococo
  • cushy
  • fanciful
  • florid
  • froufrou
  • intricate
  • ostentatious
  • resplendent
  • showy
  • spiffy
  • unusual
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How to use frilly in a sentence

Though not overly elaborate or frilly, a really good loaf is just as elegant and impressive as any round, stacked masterpiece.
A CAKE YOU CAN’T MESS UPELAZAR SONTAGAPRIL 1, 2021EATER
A 50-year-old mother of six, she urged like-minded women to wear their “most frilly, feminine dress” and bring their husband a “delicious breakfast with a smile in bed” that day.
WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY IS A REMINDER THAT THE FIGHT FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS DIDN’T END WITH THE 19TH AMENDMENTLEANDRA ZARNOWAUGUST 26, 2020TIME
To her new-fangled dress, frilly about the hips and tight below the knees, June took a sudden liking—a charming colour, flax-blue.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
When she was asleep, he said, he would hop on to the frilly things of her night-gown and peck at her mouth.
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
Lily looked like nothing but a very frilly, sweet, white flower.
THE COPY-CAT AND OTHER STORIESMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
She came down soon, wearing a loose, frilly, wrapperlike garment which hid her figure.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
From it emerged Mildred and Nan in all the glory of fresh and frilly lawns and the latest in hats from a Louisville milliner.
THE COMINGS OF COUSIN ANNEMMA SPEED SAMPSON
My pincushions are as much a part of the equipment of a desk as the writing things, and they aren't frilly, ugly things.
THE HOUSE IN GOOD TASTEELSIE DE WOLFE
“Office notions are not so nice as the frilly, cry-on-a-shoulder-when-the-biscuits-burn notions,” she would end, dolefully.
THE GORGEOUS GIRLNALBRO BARTLEY
You must have known Cruthers—he was always saying that kind of frilly things to the boys.
THE UNDERDOGF. HOPKINSON SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO FRILLY

  • arty
  • flamboyant
  • frilly
  • grandiose
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • splashy
  • swank
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.