Synonyms for frivolous
- not serious
Antonyms for frivolous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRIVOLOUS
He is a gay, light, frivolous young fellow, and will only smile in your face.
But her son,—her son was the great object of all her thoughts, serious or frivolous.
Frivolous you are, and love to be, undoubtedly; but you must have some heart.'
And if you only knew how ignorant and frivolous these women are, despite all their conceit!
But then you always were rather—well, frivolous, weren't you?
It is too frivolous, and suggests no food to the thoughtful mind.
This prevented our table from getting the reputation of being funny or frivolous.
None but the frivolous or the indolent will say, “I am too old to learn.”
Perhaps I have pictured some few of them as frivolous and shallow.
There was a lady known for her frivolous behaviour who began to seek his favour.
mid-15c., from Latin frivolus "silly, empty, trifling, worthless, brittle," diminutive of *frivos "broken, crumbled," from friare "break, rub away, crumble." Related: Frivolously; frivolousness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FRIVOLOUS
- any which way
- fits and starts