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  • n. Plural form of frou-frou.


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  • He sat back, thinking of Nicole, of the soft warm body beneath the splendid frou-frous of the nightdress, and of those wonderfully agile legs, sheathed in long taut nylons, gartered at the thighs.

    Modesty Blaise

  • If the mistress of the sun-room is young and athletic, one who never goes in for frou-frous, but wears linen skirts and blouses when pouring tea for her friends, let her be true to her type in the sun-room, but always emphasising immaculate daintiness, rather than the ready-for-sport note.

    Woman as Decoration

  • "Closerie des Lilas," focussing his gold-rimmed monocle on the flying feet and lace _frou-frous_ of "Diane la Sournoise," or roaring with laughter as he chucked gold louis into the satined lap of some

    A Village of Vagabonds

  • My gowns, as time went on, were of a magnificent simplicity; all frou-frous were renounced.

    Black Oxen

  • There were these random flounces and frou-frous and gew-gaws.


  • There's also a section peddling fake-scented candles and oversized teddy bears and gilt toilet paper and other frou-frous for People with Too Much Disposable Income, which has no business in a bookstore.



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