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frou-frou

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French frou-frou.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈfɹuːfɹuː/
  • Hyphenation: frou‧frou
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AdjectiveEdit

frou-frou (comparative more frou-frou, superlative most frou-frou)

  1. Frilly; heavily ornamental; fancy; overly elaborate, particularly as regards clothing.
    They ate in a frou-frou restaurant at the top of a skyscraper.

NounEdit

frou-frou (plural frou-frous)

  1. A rustling sound, as of silk fabric.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Imitative.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frou-frou m (plural frous-frous)

  1. a frou-frou; a rustling sound, as of silk fabric

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