frippet

[ frip-it ]
/ ˈfrɪp ɪt /

noun British Slang.

a pretty, frivolous young woman.

Nearby words

  1. fringing forest,
  2. fringing reef,
  3. frink,
  4. frio,
  5. frippery,
  6. fris.,
  7. frisbee,
  8. frisch,
  9. frisch, karl von,
  10. frisch, max

Origin of frippet

1905–10; perhaps fripp(ery) + -et

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British Dictionary definitions for frippet

frippet

/ (ˈfrɪpɪt) /

noun

British old-fashioned, informal a frivolous or flamboyant young woman
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