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  • (noun) - A gaudily dressed female, one whose chief pleasure consists of dress. Perhaps from flam, "an illusory pretext", and foye, what excites disgust. This term, however, seems to be the same with Old English flamefew, "the moonshine in the water." Any gaudy trapping in female dress. Ayershire.

    --John Jamieson's Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 1879

    January 16, 2018

  • Variant of flamfew.

    October 21, 2008

  • A woman in gaudy clothes who thinks she is fashionable.

    January 31, 2008