- elaborate decoration, as frills, ribbons, or ruffles, especially on women's clothing.
- a rustling, particularly the rustling of silk, as in a woman's dress.
Origin of froufrou
Related Words for froufroudecorative, gaudy, lavish, sumptuous, elegant, complicated, ornate, deluxe, special, frilly, garish, splashy, ostentatious, brilliant, jazzy, flashy, snazzy, showy, coloring, adornment
Examples from the Web for froufrou
Contemporary Examples of froufrou
Their flash and trash made sense in LA—hulking hairdos, blinding bling, chichi couture, froufrou wheels, rococoocoo estates, etc.What I Saw at the Revolution
February 11, 2009
Historical Examples of froufrou
The sob of the saxophone came through the window near by, the froufrou of the dancers made a soft susurration faintly audible.Maw's Vacation
Nothing so tear-compelling as the final act of Froufrou had been seen on the stage for half a century or more.
The death of Froufrou was a watery sight, and for any chance to weep we are many of us grateful.
The performance only began at three, and finished at half-past six o'clock; we started again at eight with Froufrou.My Double Life
- a swishing sound, as made by a long silk dress
- elaborate dress or ornamentation, esp worn by women