frippery [frip-uh-ree] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||adornment, bauble, decoration, fanciness, fandangle, flashiness, frill, fussiness, gaudiness, knickknack, meretriciousness, ornament, ostentation, pretentiousness, showiness, tawdriness, toy, trinket|
|Category:||3. Prospective Affections|
fastidiousness; nicety, hypercriticism, difficulty in being pleased, friandise, epicurism, omnia suspendens naso., epicure, gourmet., [Excess of delicacy] prudery.
be fastidious; have a sweet tooth., mince the matter; turn up one's nose at (disdain) [more]; look a gift horse in the mouth, see spots on the sun.
fastidious, nice, delicate, delicat, finical, difficult, dainty, lickerish, squeamish, thin-skinned; squeasy, queasy; hard to please, difficult to please; querulous, particular, straitlaced, scrupulous; censorious; hypercritical; overcritical.
noli me tangere.
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