how to pronounce frill


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The above transcription of frill is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

frill is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of frill in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of frill


  1. A wrinkled edge to a film.
  2. The relatively extensive margin seen on the back of the heads of reptiles, with either a bony support or a cartilaginous one.
  3. A substance or material on the edge of something, resembling such a strip of fabric.
  4. Something extraneous or not essential; something purely for show or effect; a luxury.
  5. A strip of pleated fabric or paper used as decoration or trim.


  1. To shake or shiver as with cold (with reference to a hawk).
  2. To provide or decorate with a frill or frills; to turn back in crimped plaits.
  3. To make into a frill.
  4. To cry (with reference to a bird of prey).
  5. To become wrinkled.

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