Frivolous vs Frippet - What's the difference?

frivolous | frippet |


As an adjective frivolous

is silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.

As a noun frippet is

a frivolous young woman.

frivolous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.
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  • One of the major cost drivers in the delivery of health care are these junk and frivolous lawsuits.
  • Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight.
  • In litigation, a lawsuit filed by a party who is aware the claim is without merit and has no reasonable prospect of success because of a lack of supporting legal or factual basis.
  • Derived terms

    * frivolent * frivolously * frivolousness

    frippet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A frivolous young woman.