Definition of Frivol away

1. Verb. Spend frivolously and unwisely. "Fritter away one's inheritance"

Exact synonyms: Dissipate, Fool, Fool Away, Fritter, Fritter Away, Shoot
Entails: Consume, Deplete, Eat, Eat Up, Exhaust, Run Through, Use Up, Wipe Out
Generic synonyms: Consume, Squander, Ware, Waste
Derivative terms: Dissipation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frivol Away

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Literary usage of Frivol away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1900)
"We at present occupy a vantage-ground, and it would be sheer folly to frivol away our opportunities. Aurora, III. EDWIN MAXEY. ..."

2. The Psychology of Dress by Frank Alvah Parsons (1920)
"EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: ENGLAND AND US teen to twenty-four or five in the university, instructed by men, while the ladies sit and wait or frivol away their time ..."

3. Stories of Authors' Loves by Clara Elizabeth Laughlin (1902)
"... and all intercourse ceased between them, by order of those too interested in her welfare to allow her to frivol away her youth and love on a man who, ..."

4. The Old-time Religion: Or the Foundations of Our Faith by David James Burrell (1913)
"In Utopia phantoms are facts and speculation is diversion; but in America we frivol away valuable time and energy in the vain endeavor to adjust air-castles ..."

5. Ade's Fables by George Ade (1914)
"He began to wear his Frat pin on his undershirt, and he had no time to frivol away on the fluffy Gender, because he expected to be sitting in the Directors' ..."

6. Dramas and Diversions by William Leonard Courtney (1908)
"I have generally managed to frivol away my time pretty successfully. But I imagine that there are certain really good and satisfactory things— honour and ..."

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