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Definition of frill:

  1. A border or edging secured at one edge and left free at the other, usually fluted or crimped like a very narrow flounce.
  2. A ruffing of a bird's feathers from cold.
  3. A ruffle, consisting of a fold of membrane, of hairs, or of feathers, around the neck of an animal.
  4. A ruffled varex or fold on certain shells.
  5. A similar ruffle around the legs or other appendages of animals.
  6. To provide or decorate with a frill or frills; to turn back. in crimped plaits; as, to frill a cap.
  7. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills.
  8. To wrinkle; - said of the gelatin film.

Synonyms:

meaninglessness, fray, falderol, embellishment, folderol, rubbish, codswallop, nonsensicality, wish-wash, furbelow, trumping, foppery, neck ruff, extravagancy, nonsense, ruff, choker, bunk, gimcrack, affection, doodad, gimcrackery, flounce, extravagance, trash, save, frippery, luxury, superfluity, folderal, tripe, fringe, ruffle, trumpery, applesauce, disturbance, hokum, affray.

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