- Miscellaneous stuff, sometimes important (that's my tax fribble piled up over there), sometimes not (how'd all this leaf fribble get all over the windshield?).
You have twenty-four hours to get all your fribble out of my basement before I toss it into the street.
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Fribble — Frib ble, n. A frivolous, contemptible fellow; a fop. [1913 Webster] A pert fribble of a peer. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
fribble — [frib′əl] adj. [< ?] of little importance; trifling n. 1. a person who wastes time 2. any trifling act or thought vi. fribbled, fribbling to waste time; trifle fribble away to use wastefully … English World dictionary
Fribble — Frib ble, a. [Cf. F. frivole, L. frivolus, or E. frippery.] Frivolous; trifling; silly. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Fribble — Frib ble, v. i. 1. To act in a trifling or foolish manner; to act frivolously. [1913 Webster] The fools that are fribbling round about you. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. To totter. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
fribble — index petty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
fribble — I. ˈfribəl verb (fribbled ; fribbled ; fribbling b(ə)liŋ ; fribbles) Etymology: origin unknown intransitive verb 1. : to act in a trifling or foolish manner : act frivolously 2 … Useful english dictionary
fribble — I. verb (fribbled; fribbling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1633 transitive verb to trifle or fool away intransitive verb 1. trifle 2. obsolete dodder II … New Collegiate Dictionary
fribble — I. a. Trifling, frivolous, silly, fribbling, frippery. II. n. Trifler, frivolous fellow, fribbler, coxcomb. III. v. n. 1. Trifle, cavil feebly, play the fribble (r). 2. Totter … New dictionary of synonyms
fribble — /ˈfrɪbəl/ (say fribuhl) noun Obsolete 1. a frivolous person: *Flirt, fribble, and shrew as she was, Julia Vickers had displayed … that glowing courage which women of her nature at times possess. –marcus clarke, 1874. 2. a trivial matter or thing … Australian English dictionary
fribble — fribbler, n. /frib euhl/, v., fribbled, fribbling, n., adj. v.i. 1. to act in a foolish or frivolous manner; trifle. v.t. 2. to waste foolishly (often fol. by away): He fribbled away one opportunity after another. n. 3. a foolish or frivolous… … Universalium