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Definition of frill noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a narrow strip of cloth with a lot of folds that is attached to the edge of a dress, curtain, etc. to decorate it a white blouse with frills at the cuffs a tablecloth with a lace frill around the edge synonym ruffle
  2. 2frills [plural] things that are not necessary but are added to make something more attractive or interesting a simple meal with no frills see also no-frills
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