من ويكاموس، القاموس الحر




  1. صِيغَةُ جَمْعٍ مُفْرَدُهَا folly
  2. قالب:uncountable A lavishly-produced theatrical revue characterized by major stars, huge casts, and opulent costumes and scenery.
    The most famous Broadway theatrical revues of all time were the Ziegfeld Follies.

Usage notes[عدل]

  • The theatrical sense is probably influenced by the French usage, as with the Folies Bergères in Paris.
  • The word is not really used any more, but the big Las Vegas shows meet the definition for follies.