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synonyms for frippery

  • adornment
  • bauble
  • decoration
  • flashiness
  • frill
  • fussiness
  • gaudiness
  • knickknack
  • meretriciousness
  • ornament
  • ostentation
  • pretentiousness
  • showiness
  • tawdriness
  • toy
  • trinket
  • fanciness
  • fandangle
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antonyms for frippery

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  • plainness
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How to use frippery in a sentence

With no frills and no production frippery, Knifepoint’s effectiveness derives partly from its minimalism.
ONE GOOD THING: KNIFEPOINT HORROR, A COLLECTION OF CAMPFIRE GHOST STORIES IN PODCAST FORMAJA ROMANOOCTOBER 29, 2021VOX
That sort of affectation is if possible even more disgusting than the painfully elaborate frippery of the dandy.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
In the room below, amidst the tinsel frippery of small wares, waited others whose lives had touched the life that was ebbing away.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
It was annoying to see Gothic grandeur and modern frippery so mingled as was observable in this church.
DUE SOUTH OR CUBA PAST AND PRESENTMATURIN M. BALLOU
It may be, child, for anything that I know; because I do not know what part of all this frippery thy pompon is.
THACKERAYANAWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The millener gathered up her frippery, and put them into a band-box; telling her, she would wait on her ladyship again.
MEMOIRS OF MISS SIDNEY BIDDULPHFRANCES SHERIDAN
It was L-shaped, with numerous irregularities of plan, and entirely without frippery of applied ornament.
WILLIAM MORRISELIZABETH LUTHER CARY
He looked like one who goes forth a-wooing, in all the gay frippery supposed to be pleasing in a maiden's eyes.
TOM TUFTON'S TRAVELSEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
I know all about his breeding—by Stormcloud out of Frippery—but he never ran to his breeding before.
OLD MAN CURRYCHARLES E. (CHARLES EMMETT) VAN LOAN
Not like our Tuscan ones; wretched things, mainly tinsel and shabby frippery.
THE SPIRIT OF ROMEVERNON LEE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRIPPERY

  • accessory
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • embellishment
  • fandangle
  • floss
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • gewgaw
  • jazz
  • ornament
  • trimming
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