Definition of frilliness in US English:



  • See frilly

    • ‘In the 19th century in England simple medieval designs were reintroduced as a reaction to the frilliness of the design in the 1700s.’
    • ‘Stated Brindisi, ‘It's complete with all the warmth, charm and frilliness of the original film, plus it has a new, enhanced storyline to delight and surprise audiences.’’
    • ‘Dresses acquired their frilliness, which generally centered on the bodice and skirt hem, with layers of ruffles usually in diaphanous materials.’
    • ‘There was no frilliness in Fleming Brown's classroom.’
    • ‘Many contemporary interiors dictate the use of stylised arrangements of flowers and foliage which lack frilliness and intricate detail.’