fribble definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
of little importance; trifling
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- a person who wastes time
- any trifling act or thought
fribble definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
verb frib·bled, frib·bling, frib·bles verb, transitive
To waste (time, for example); fritter (something) away.verb, intransitive
To waste time; trifle.noun
- A frivolity; a trifle.
- A frivolous person.
Origin: Origin unknown.
- fribˈbler noun
fribble - Phrases/Idioms
to use wastefully