It’s interesting how the meaning of frippery has evolved from cast-off clothes to an elegant garment.
Definition of FRIPPERY (Merriam-Webster)
a : cast-off clothes
b archaic : a place where old clothes are sold
2 a : FINERY; also : an elegant or showy garment
b : something showy, frivolous, or nonessential
c : OSTENTATION; especially : something foolish or affectedly elegant
“To take my mind off Chand’s awful words, I google maternity clothing. I’ve never been a fashionista; one of the advantages of wearing a sari was not having to develop my own style. Still, I feel a twinge of guilt in abandoning it. I take a sip of coffee as I scroll down the screen and come upon a frippery that sells maternity clothes. It’s close to where Suzy lives and I feel like company.” p. 9 in The Longest Nine months
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Do you shop in fripperies?
Ann Fields’ presence on the blogging community is truly a treasure and I urge you to have a look at her review of my latest book The Longest Nine Months for an example of a great synopsis.
And while you’re at it check out her writing.
Besides THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart Ann, you ought to consider going into the business of writing synopses. You are terrific at it!
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