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frivolous

adjective  us   /ˈfrɪv·ə·ləs/
(of people) behaving in a silly and foolish way, or (of activities or objects) silly or unimportant: I’m very frivolous – I just like to have fun. With our justice system there are a lot of frivolous cases that go to court.
frivolously
adverb  us   /ˈfrɪv·ə·lə·sli/
We don’t have a monthly budget, but we don’t spend frivolously either.
Translations of “frivolous”
in Vietnamese phù phiếm, nhẹ dạ…
in Spanish frívolo…
in Thai ขี้เล่น…
in Malaysian main-main…
in French frivole…
in German leichtsinnig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢輕浮的,不嚴肅的, 無聊的, 不重要的…
in Indonesian main-main, sembrono…
in Russian легкомысленный…
in Turkish uçarı, ciddiyetsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢轻浮的,不严肃的, 无聊的, 不重要的…
in Polish niepoważny…
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