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Compare frap, frape, and see -ish.


froppish (comparative more froppish, superlative most froppish)

  1. (obsolete) peevish; froward
    • a. 1674, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, volume 1, page 510, published 1759
      [H]is Enemies [] had still the same Power, and the same Malice, and a froppish Kind of Insolence, that delighted to deprive him of any Thing that pleased him, and manifestly pleased itself in vexing him.