- a gathered strip or pleated border of a skirt or petticoat.；showy ornaments or trimmings
- adorn with trimmings
verb: furbelow, 3rd person present: furbelows, gerund or present participle: furbelowing, past tense: furbelowed, past participle: furbelowed
noun: furbelow, plural noun: furbelows
- 1. a gathered strip or pleated border of a skirt or petticoat.
- ▪ showy ornaments or trimmings frills and furbelows just made her look stupid
- 1. literary adorn with trimmings trains of daughters, furbelowed and flounced by the same dressmakers