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English definition of “frill”

frill

noun     /frɪl/
[C] a strip of material with a lot of folds that is used to decorate the edge of cloth Parts of clothes
frills extra things that are added to something to make it nicer or more attractive , but that are not really necessary : a cheap , no frills airline service Decorating or making something attractiveAlso, extra, and in addition
(Definition of frill noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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