from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who trifles or behaves frivolously.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A trifler; a fribble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trifler; a coxcomb; a fribble.
If there be anything in this world from which it would be desirable to see men delivered, it is from a certain small, cheap wisdom which expresses itself in general verdicts on all humanity, and enables the fribbler or dolt who can not see beyond his nose to give an offhand summary of the infinite.
He was an empty fribbler, who kept perpetually laughing about nothing at all.
He to whom the destiny of the realm is entrusted could scarcely be a fribbler!
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