Showy vs Frippish - What's the difference?

showy | frippish |


As adjectives the difference between showy and frippish

is that showy is (sometimes|derogatory) calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye while frippish is (obsolete) gaudy, tawdry, showy in a cheap way.

showy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (sometimes, derogatory) calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye
  • Synonyms
    *

    Hyponyms

    * slutty

    Derived terms

    * showiness

    frippish

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Gaudy, tawdry, showy in a cheap way.