to behave frivolously; trifle.
to spend frivolously (usually followed by away): to frivol away one's time.
- friv·ol·er; especially British, friv·ol·ler, noun
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How to use frivol in a sentence
Then you wouldn't let me practice; you told me to frivol, I remember.The Four Corners Abroad | Amy Ella Blanchard
That's Mademoiselle frivol, and she's appearin' in a new character.The Guinea Stamp | Annie S. Swan
So frivolous time wore on, and Barty found it pleasant to frivol in such pleasant company—very pleasant indeed!The Martian | George Du Maurier
They frivol en masse, and to do it they naturally choose the sea-beach as a habitat.Across America by Motor-cycle | C. K. Shepherd
Of course, I like sensible conversation; one feels humiliated if a man does nothing but frivol, but there is a happy medium.The Heart of Una Sackville | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
British Dictionary definitions for frivol
(intr) to behave frivolously; trifle
(tr often foll by away) to waste on frivolous pursuits
- frivoller or US frivoler, noun
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