Frill in a sentence as a noun

It's a shame it won't install on my iPad 1 -- the required camera seems like more of a frill.

I believe they were one of the best hosting providers for no-frill Python Django web apps.

Is this frill worth making login completely inaccessible for anyone that doesn't blindly trust all scripts?

When the big manufacturars starts to pump no frill BEVs into the market, we might see some optimization here.

There is not much to say, it seems a no-frill business that stays afloat doing grunt work, just like the majority of b2b IT ventures out there.

For example, this definitions makes most C++ templates used outside of STL-like usage very frillic.

A 'frill' in this case is any construct that is not obvious to a person a who has programmed a few years in the particular language.

Putting the premium on the "frill" items, it turns out, indeed opens up the possibility for price-sensitive people to see films.

"no abstract frills attached" I can't tell what you think a frill is, but I can't square that statement with the rest of your post, and with the OP. Higher-level constructs might require language features like template metaprogramming, or a level of indirection.

"The amateur, then, is learning about his problem, and any learning about programming he does may be a nice frill or may be a nasty impediment to him. The professional, conversely, is learning about his profession—programming—and the problem being programmed is only one incidental step in his process of development.

Frill definitions


(paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs


an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal

See also: ruff


a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

See also: flounce ruffle furbelow


ornamental objects of no great value

See also: folderal falderol gimcrackery gimcrack nonsense trumpery