Frip"per*y (?), a. Trifling; contemptible.

Frip"per*y (?), n. [F. friperie, fr. fruper. See Fripper.] 1. Coast-off clothes. [Obs.] B. Jonson.

2. Hence: Secondhand finery; cheap and tawdry decoration; affected elegance.

Fond of gauze and French frippery.

The gauzy frippery of a French translation.
Sir W. Scott.

3. A place where old clothes are sold. Shak.

4. The trade or traffic in old clothes.