adjective, frill·i·er, frill·i·est.
Related formsfrill·i·ness, nounun·frill·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for frilly
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
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
But instead of frilly unmentionables under the tissue paper, there were pages and pages of printed-out signatures and comments.How an Online Campaign May Get Victoria’s Secret Into ‘Survivor Bras’|Nina Strochlic|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And Brenton, too tired to be really weary, never once left his chair beside the frilly crib.The Brentons|Anna Chapin Ray
Anthea hastily took off Jane's frilly lace collar and handed it to the woman who seemed most friendly.The Story of the Amulet|E. Nesbit
Not the kind you have on note-paper, but a frilly thing on his head.Robin's Rambles|May Byron
The two frilly night-dresses, the other chemise, the other petticoat, the extra stockings?The Cinder Pond|Carroll Watson Rankin
“Office notions are not so nice as the frilly, cry-on-a-shoulder-when-the-biscuits-burn notions,” she would end, dolefully.The Gorgeous Girl|Nalbro Bartley