noun see fal-lal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fallalery — See fallal. * * * …   Universalium

  • fallalery — /fælˈlæləri/ (say fal laluhree) noun fallals collectively; finery …   Australian English dictionary

  • fallalery — fallalˈery noun • • • Main Entry: ↑fallal …   Useful english dictionary

  • fallal — fallalery, n. /fal lal /, n. a bit of finery; a showy article of dress. Also, fal lal. [1700 10; perh. syncopated var. of FALDERAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • fal-lal — noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of falbala furbelow, from French Date: circa 1706 a fancy ornament especially in dress • fallalery noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Costume jewelry — Swatch Bijoux[1] Jewelry Costume jewelry (also called trinkets, fashion jewelry, junk jewelry, fake jewelry, or fallalery) is jewelry manufactured as ornamentation to complement a particular fashionable costume or garment …   Wikipedia

  • fallal — noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing • Syn: ↑bangle, ↑bauble, ↑gaud, ↑gewgaw, ↑novelty, ↑trinket • Derivationally related forms: ↑gaudy (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fal|lal|er|y — «FAL LAL uhr ee», noun. fallals collectively; finery: »dancing and flirting and fallalery (George Meredith) …   Useful english dictionary

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