Noun: frivolity fri'vólitee
- The trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
- Something of little value or significance
- bagatelle, fluff, frippery
- Acting like a clown or buffoon
- buffoonery, clowning, japery, harlequinade, prank
Derived forms: frivolities
See also: frivolous
Type of: craziness, folly, foolery, indulgence, lunacy, small beer, tomfoolery, trait, trifle, trivia, triviality
- i can not waste time on such frivolities.
- hedonism and frivolity will diffuse hell through all our days.
- i was astonished by this, imagining that the amahagger were much too gloomy a folk to indulge in any such frivolity.
- she resembled miss hancock attempting by archness and by an assumption of frivolity to persuade her neighbours that she was juvenile.
- she obtained pleasure by contrasting different writers, getting emotions out of the gravity of one and the frivolity of the next.