Frill meaning

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A projection, as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
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A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
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A projection as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
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A wrinkling of the edge of a photographic film.
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(informal) Something that is desirable but not a necessity; a luxury.
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To make into a ruffle or frill.
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To add a ruffle or frill to.
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To become wrinkled along the edge.
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A fold of skin around the neck of a reptile, a fringe of feathers around the neck of a bird, etc.
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Any unnecessary ornament; superfluous thing added for show.
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An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle.
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(photog.) A wrinkling of the edge of a film, plate, etc.
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To make a ruffle of; crimp.
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To decorate with a frill.
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(photog.) To become wrinkled, as a film, due to a separation of the emulsion from the base.
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A strip of pleated material used as decoration or trim; a ruffle.
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(photography) A wrinkled edge to a film.
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Something extraneous added for effect.
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To make something into a frill.
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To become wrinkled.
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To provide or decorate with a frill or frills; to turn back in crimped plaits.

To frill a cap.

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To shake or shiver as with cold.

The hawk frills.

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Origin of frill

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition