Wordy Wednesday-Frippery


I love words! And I love to read! So each Wednesday I’m going to grab an unfamiliar or unusual word I’ve discovered in some of my favorite books. I’ll post the meaning and the paragraph I’ve found the word to show its usage. If so inclined, check out the book and author’s website by clicking on the links below the paragraph. Happy Reading, Cyndi



1) Ostentatious, as in fancy clothing;

2) useless things, trifles.

“Frippery.” – Wiktionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Nov. 2012. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/frippery.

Her Husband’s Harlot, by Grace Callaway

“This store was much different from Madame Rousseau’s. The interior was dark, for one, and the merchandise exhibited in haphazard fashion. A handful of glass-topped cases crowded the small front room, showing gloves of dubious quality alongside bits of hosiery and other frippery.”


Read more: Her Husband’s Harlot, by Grace Callaway.


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