frivole etymology

French word frivole comes from Latin frio ((transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.)

Detailed word origin of frivole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
frio Latin (lat) (transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.
frivolus Latin (lat) Silly, empty, trifling, frivolous, worthless.
frivole French (fra) Vain; conceited.

Words with the same origin as frivole

Descendants of frio
défraiement frai frayer friabilité friable frisson frit