Definition of Frivolous

1. Adjective. Not serious in content or attitude or behavior. "A frivolous young woman"




Definition of Frivolous

1. a. Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight; as, a frivolous argument.

Definition of Frivolous

1. Adjective. Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner. ¹

2. Adjective. Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frivolous

1. [adj]

Frivolous Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Frivolous Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Frivolous

frivol
frivol away
frivoled
frivolent
frivoler
frivolers
frivoling
frivolism
frivolisms
frivolities
frivolity
frivolled
frivoller
frivollers
frivolling
frivolous (current term)
frivolously
frivolousness
frivolousnesses
frivols
friz
frize
frized
frizel
frizels
frizer
frizers
frizes
frizette
frizettes

Literary usage of Frivolous

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

1. Standard Encyclopædia of Procedure by Edward W. Tuttle, Edward E. Burns, James De Witt Andrews, Edgar Whittlesey Camp (1914)
"frivolous AND SHAM PLEADINGS: Order for Judgment on frivolous Demurrer With Liberty To Plead; Order for Judgment on frivolous Demurrer; Order Denying Motion ..."

2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1905)
"What Are frivolous Pleadings — a. GENERAL NATURE OF INSUFFICIENCY. ... An answer is not frivolous merely because it is entitled " To the complaint " instead ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions Under the New York by George Van Santvoord (1852)
"THE Code as originally passed contained no provision authorizing judgment on a summary application in case a demurrer was frivolous. ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...by Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1796)
"... intitled An Act to prevent frivolous and ... for preventing frivolous and vexatious ... frivolous ..."

5. Robert's Rules of Order Revised for Deliberative Assemblies by Henry Martyn Robert (1915)
"Dilatory, Absurd, or frivolous Motions. For the convenience of deliberative assemblies, it is necessary to allow some highly privileged motions to be ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Frivolous

Search for Frivolous on Dictionary.com!Search for Frivolous on Thesaurus.com!Search for Frivolous on Google!Search for Frivolous on Wikipedia!

Search