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1. in a frivolous manner;
- Example: "she spends her time frivolously enjoying the easy life of a rich and spoiled girl"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Frivolous \Friv"o*lous\, a. [L. frivolus; prob. akin to friare to rub, crumble, E. friable: cf. F. frivole.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of little weight or importance; not worth notice; slight; as, a frivolous argument. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. Given to trifling; marked with unbecoming levity; silly; interested especially in trifling matters. [1913 Webster] His personal tastes were low and frivolous. --Macaulay. Syn: Trifling; trivial; slight; petty; worthless. -- Friv"o*lous*ly, adv. -- Friv"o*lous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]