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Noun: frivolity  fri'vó-li-tee
  1. The trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible
    - frivolousness
  2. Something of little value or significance
    - bagatelle, fluff, frippery
  3. Acting like a clown or buffoon
    - buffoonery, clowning, japery, harlequinade [archaic], prank

Derived forms: frivolities

Type of: craziness, folly, foolery, indulgence, lunacy, picayune [N. Amer, informal], piddler [informal], small beer [informal], small fry [informal], tomfoolery, trait, trifle, trivia, triviality

Antonym: earnestness

Encyclopedia: Frivolity