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See definition of furbelow on Dictionary.com
  • as inknickknack
  • as inadornment
  • as indecoration
  • as indecoration
  • as inflourish
  • as ingarnish

synonyms for furbelow

  • bauble
  • bric-a-brac
  • curio
  • ornament
  • souvenir
  • bagatelle
  • curiosity
  • device
  • embellishment
  • flummery
  • frill
  • gadget
  • miniature
  • notion
  • novelty
  • plaything
  • showpiece
  • thingamajig
  • toy
  • trapping
  • trifle
  • whatnot
  • whimsy
  • bibelot
  • conversation piece
  • objet d'art
  • ornament
  • flounce
  • adornment
  • spangle
  • frill
  • enhancement
  • improvement
  • elaboration
  • designing
  • illumination
  • garnish
  • flourish
  • enrichment
  • ornamentation
  • trimming
  • beautifying
  • bedecking
  • bedizenment
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How to use furbelow in a sentence

How ridiculous that one should suffer from want of a frill or a furbelow!
THE GOLDEN CENSERJOHN MCGOVERN
I invited that furbelow widow to stay on purpose to spare me this almost tte--tte meeting.
THE VICAR OF WREXHILLMRS [FRANCES] TROLLOPE
It was a hull week afore I could make up my mind to go out of my office, and the sight of a furbelow raly made me sick.
HIGHLIFE IN NEW YORK: A SERIES OF LETTERS TO MR. ZEPHARIAH SLICK,ANN S. STEPHENS
I'll tear the furbelow off your clothes, and when you swoon for vexation, you shan't have a penny, to buy a bottle of hartshorn.
THE INCONSTANTGEORGE FARQUHAR
Her sex was the very essence of her; she had no need to wear it like a furbelow.
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
I swore I hadn't four marks a year, and I've my fellowship for telling the furbelow.
CECIL CASTLEMAINE'S GAGE, LADY MARABOUT'S TROUBLES, AND OTHER STORIESOUIDA
There was not a flower or ruche or frill or furbelow or bow about her dress of which he did not make a mental inventory.
MORTOMLEY'S ESTATE, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH LAWSON COWAN RIDDELL
And, if it were a mere fal-lal, a furbelow of larval coquetry, even that would not surprise me.
THE GLOW-WORM AND OTHER BEETLESJEAN HENRI FABRE
A furbelow of precious stones, a hat buttoned with a diamond, a brocade waistcoat or petticoat, are standing topics.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 10, ISSUE 267, AUGUST 4, 1827VARIOUS
Then why, in the name of common sense, did you gaze so earnestly at the furbelow lady herself?
THE WIDOW BARNABYFRANCES TROLLOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO FURBELOW

  • accessory
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • embellishment
  • fandangle
  • floss
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • gewgaw
  • jazz
  • ornament
  • thing
  • trimming
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.