verb (used without object), fribbled, fribbling.
to act in a foolish or frivolous manner; trifle.
verb (used with object), fribbled, fribbling.
to waste foolishly (often followed by away ): He fribbled away one opportunity after another.
a foolish or frivolous person; trifler.
anything trifling or frivolous.
frivolous; foolish; trifling.
Origin: 1620–30; Related forms
perhaps alteration of frivol