Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Fussy or showy dress or ornamentation.
  • noun A rustling sound, as of silk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rustling, particularly the rustling of silk, as in a woman's dress: as, the silken frou-frou of her movements.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A rustling, esp. the rustling of a woman's dress.
  • noun showy or frilly ornamentation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of frou-frou.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, of imitative origin.]

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  • French, for the rustling of silk.

    January 14, 2007