verb (used with object)
Origin of furbelow
Related formsun·fur·be·lowed, adjective
Examples from the Web for furbelow
And, if it were a mere fal-lal, a furbelow of larval coquetry, even that would not surprise me.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles|Jean Henri Fabre
There was not a flower or ruche or frill or furbelow or bow about her dress of which he did not make a mental inventory.Mortomley's Estate, Vol. II (of 3)|Charlotte Elizabeth Lawson Cowan Riddell
Then why, in the name of common sense, did you gaze so earnestly at the furbelow lady herself?The Widow Barnaby|Frances Trollope
It was a hull week afore I could make up my mind to go out of my office, and the sight of a furbelow raly made me sick.
A furbelow of precious stones, a hat buttoned with a diamond, a brocade waistcoat or petticoat, are standing topics.