What does fribble mean?

Definitions for fribble
ˈfrɪb əlfrib·ble

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  1. fribblenoun

    A trifling action.

  2. fribblenoun

    A trifler.

  3. fribbleverb

    To waste or fritter.

  4. fribbleverb

    To behave in a frivolous way.

  5. fribbleverb

    To totter.

  6. fribbleadjective

    of no or little importance, frivolous.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To FRIBBLEverb

    To trifle.

    Though cheats, yet more intelligible
    Than those that with the stars do fribble. Hudibras, p. ii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fribblenoun

    a frivolous, contemptible fellow; a fop

  2. Fribbleverb

    to act in a trifling or foolish manner; to act frivolously

  3. Fribbleverb

    to totter

  4. Etymology: [Cf. F. frivole, L. frivolus, or E. frippery.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fribble

    frib′l, v.i. to trifle.—n. a trifler.—ns. Fribb′ledom; Fribb′leism; Fribb′ler.—adj. Fribb′lish, trifling. [Onomatopœic; prob. influenced by frivol.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fribble in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fribble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of fribble in a Sentence

  1. John Macguire:

    And three different people come back with The Fribble, three different people !


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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    A tantamount
    B lank
    C irascible
    D motile

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