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synonyms for frou-frou

  • brilliant
  • flashy
  • garish
  • jazzy
  • ostentatious
  • showy
  • snazzy
  • splashy
  • chichi
  • crude
  • gay
  • gross
  • pizazz
  • screaming
  • tinsel
  • blatant
  • brazen
  • catchpenny
  • chintzy
  • coarse
  • flaunting
  • florid
  • froufrou
  • glaring
  • gussied up
  • kitschy
  • loud
  • meretricious
  • obtrusive
  • pretentious
  • putting on the ritz
  • raffish
  • ritzy
  • splendiferous
  • tasteless
  • tawdry
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antonyms for frou-frou

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  • modest
  • normal
  • plain
  • simple
  • tasteful
  • calm
  • drab
  • dull
  • refined
  • sophisticated
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How to use frou-frou in a sentence

With the quick military tread came the frou-frou of silk and the footfall of slippered feet.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Finally, in the eighteenth century, comes rococo, with its rustling frou-frou and its delicate charm.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
De sodgers put de bagonet frou your crop like a knife frou a pullet's froat!
STAND BY THE UNIONOLIVER OPTIC
There was a frou-frou of skirts upon the velvet carpet, and the next moment Iris Vincent's arms were about her.
PRETTY MADCAP DOROTHYLAURA JEAN LIBBEY
There was a pause, broken only by the light frou-frou of the fan, as it still waved slowly backwards and forwards.
DEAD MAN'S ROCKSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
He still paced the floor until he heard a light frou-frou in the hall, a light knock at the door.
THE MAGNIFICENT ADVENTUREEMERSON HOUGH
She was glad she was looking so well—she wished he might hear the frou-frou of her silken skirt when she walked!
MISSYDANA GATLIN
With a silken frou-frou she glides toward him, happy and radiant, for she is in her airiest mood tonight.
MISSYDANA GATLIN
Even Mallock appreciated the  significance of frou-frou; but these fellows behind here.
BOON, THE MIND OF THE RACE, THE WILD ASSES OF THE DEVIL, AND THE LAST TRUMP;HERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Monsieur Roland was a young blade with enormous whiskers, and all the self-possession and frou-frou of a commercial traveller.
FRDRIQUE; VOL. 1CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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