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frivol

[friv-uh l] /ˈfrɪv əl/
verb (used without object), frivoled, frivoling or (especially British) frivolled, frivolling.
1.
to behave frivolously; trifle.
verb (used with object), frivoled, frivoling or (especially British) frivolled, frivolling.
2.
to spend frivolously (usually followed by away):
to frivol away one's time.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; back formation from frivolous
Related forms
frivoler; especially British, frivoller, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for frivoler

frivol

/ˈfrɪvəl/
verb (informal) -ols, -olling, -olled (US) -ols, -oling, -oled
1.
(intransitive) to behave frivolously; trifle
2.
(transitive) often foll by away. to waste on frivolous pursuits
Derived Forms
frivoller, (US) frivoler, noun
Word Origin
C19: back formation from frivolous
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Slang definitions & phrases for frivoler

frivol

verb

To behave frivolously; jape and frolic: I wish I could frivol away my summer (1866+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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