Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun frill

4 senses of frill

Sense 1
frill -- ((paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs)
       => plate -- (any flat platelike body structure or part)

Sense 2
frill, ruff -- (an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal)
       => external body part -- (any body part visible externally)

Sense 3
frill, flounce, ruffle, furbelow -- (a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim)
       => adornment -- (a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness)

Sense 4
folderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, nonsense, trumpery -- (ornamental objects of no great value)
       => decoration, ornament, ornamentation -- (something used to beautify)

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