OTHER WORDS FROM frillyfrill·i·ness, nounun·frill·y, adjective
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How to use frilly in a sentence
Though not overly elaborate or frilly, a really good loaf is just as elegant and impressive as any round, stacked masterpiece.
A 50-year-old mother of six, she urged like-minded women to wear their “most frilly, feminine dress” and bring their husband a “delicious breakfast with a smile in bed” that day.Women's Equality Day Is a Reminder That the Fight for Women’s Rights Didn’t End With the 19th Amendment|Leandra Zarnow|August 26, 2020|Time
New Orleanians loved the frilly, pale lavender flowers and gradually planted them as decorations around the city in garden ponds.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The heaps of gifted and hand-me-down pink frilly clothes and accessories grew far faster than we were able to sort and store them.
Next out was Madeline, a one-and-a-half year old Sphinx in a frilly pink ballerina outfit.Kitty CATure Fashion Show, An Amazing Dog and Cat Fashion Show, Happened In New York This Weekend|Lori-Lee Emshey|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Flourishes of ruffles spread out from beneath the hemline, like a frilly skirt.
What could have been a frilly flop was given weight by DiCaprio and Mulligan, and Maguire, too.‘The Great Gatsby’ Debate: Is Baz Luhrmann’s Film Genius or Rubbish?|Marlow Stern, Isabel Wilkinson|May 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To her new-fangled dress, frilly about the hips and tight below the knees, June took a sudden liking—a charming colour, flax-blue.The Forsyte Saga, Volume III.|John Galsworthy
When she was asleep, he said, he would hop on to the frilly things of her night-gown and peck at her mouth.The Little White Bird|J. M. Barrie
Lily looked like nothing but a very frilly, sweet, white flower.The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
She came down soon, wearing a loose, frilly, wrapperlike garment which hid her figure.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
From it emerged Mildred and Nan in all the glory of fresh and frilly lawns and the latest in hats from a Louisville milliner.The Comings of Cousin Ann|Emma Speed Sampson