frippery


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showy and elaborate clothing or apparel

Synonyms for frippery

something of little value or significance

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Pierres that the girls could hardly be blamed for their frippery.
Written in an accessible and engaging manner, Lublin is convincing in his belief that frippery is worthy of serious consideration in Shakespeare's theatre.
In comparison, the males seem lost, consumed by frippery and all too content to jostle around, whooping and highfiving, oblivious to the plight of their female companions.
It feels like I'm being bombarded by Olympic frippery.
The purists will be watching ATR/RUK without all the flim-flam, frippery and fashion.
The ballooning domestic goddess is back on the box, peddling her own style of patronising food frippery.
A senior aide said: "Harry is not bothered by frippery or the trappings of royalty but he will be delighted any future title reflects his mother's heritage.
My hunch is that her book contains a little too much invention, and the clash between accurate reportage and novelistic frippery has a tendency to jar.
When funding science, it's almost impossible to know the difference between shortsighted parsimony and prudent rejection of frippery.
The awards themselves have for too long focused too much on frippery and not enough on first places.
They did not try to tempt you, or win you over with frippery.
Nevertheless the government clings to the antiquated justification that pulverised fruit is a beverage, not an 'essential' food, so it is up there with Champagne and chocolate as a frippery that can be taxed to swell Treasury coffers.
This is very popular with the customers, the cami and boy shorts,'' she said, waving around some lacy frippery.
In a not uncommon reaction to the work of a choreographer who repudiates shallow frippery and false sentimentality, The Contract split Toronto critics and audiences.
Perhaps these were meant to be covered with a semitransparent wash so as to feign the patterns of veined slabs of marble cut "alla farfalla"; the minute Michelangelo took over from Sangallo he suppressed such frippery.