Definition of frippery:
clowning, trifles, feather, best, frivolity, muck, bar billiards, finery, nothing, dreck, small change, rubbish, child's play, small beer, harlequinade, fiddle-faddle, attire, minutia, gewgaws, small potatoes, nonsense, important, japery, array, shuck, snake oil, finery, trumpery, gimmick, bagatelle, nonproblem, buffoonery, gaiety, put on, regalia, triviality, froth, trivia, frivolousness, caparison, glad rags, full dress, bravery, trifle, surface, fluff, frill, picayune, prank, white elephant.
- "Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness", Arthur Martine.
- "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.
- "Mr. Hogarth's Will", Catherine Helen Spence.