Definition of frilled in US English:



  • See frill

    • ‘Their frilled petals are the palest lavender-pink, almost white, and they have fine pink lines which lead into the greenish yellow depths.’
    • ‘The petals may be overlapped, recurved, frilled, crinkled or ruffled.’
    • ‘She wore a conservative blouse of dark cream chiffon, with a high, frilled collar and ruffles up the front.’
    • ‘To my delight, it really is frilled and ruffled.’
    • ‘Children's clothing now allows for a lot of freedom of movement, and dainty frocks and frilled shirts are strictly for birthday parties and such.’