Frivol definition

frĭvəl
To behave frivolously.
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(informal) To waste time on frivolous things.
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(intransitive) To behave frivolously.
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(intransitive) To trifle.
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An unserious person; a shallow person.
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An idle diversion or pastime; a frivolity.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frivol
Plural:
frivols

Origin of frivol

  • Back-formation from frivolous

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

  • From French frivole, from Latin frīvolus (“trifling, worthless”)

    From Wiktionary