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frump

 (frŭmp)
n.
1. A girl or woman regarded as dull, plain, or unfashionable.
2. A person regarded as colorless and primly sedate.

[Possibly short for Middle English frumple, wrinkle, from Middle Dutch verrompelen, to wrinkle : ver-, completely; see per in Indo-European roots + rompelen, to wrinkle.]

frump′i·ly adv.
frump′i·ness n.
frump′y adj.

frump

(frʌmp)
n
a woman who is dowdy, drab, or unattractive
[C16 (in the sense: to be sullen; C19: dowdy woman): from Middle Dutch verrompelen to wrinkle, rumple]

frump

(frʌmp)

n.
1. a woman who is dowdy, drab, and unattractive.
2. a dull, old-fashioned person.
[1545–55]
frump′ish, adj.

frump

- Also means a snort or a sneer or jeer.
See also related terms for snort.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frump - a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
disagreeable woman, unpleasant woman - a woman who is an unpleasant person
Translations
cuchtahadryhastroš

frump

[frʌmp] Nespantajo m, birria f

frump

[ˈfrʌmp] nmocheté f

frump

n (pej)Vogelscheuche f (inf); old frumpalte Schachtel (inf)

frump

[frʌmp] n (woman) → donnetta scialba
I felt a frump → mi son sentita goffa e scialba
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When it came to handing costumes out, it was never the glamorous, sequinned costumes that came my way -- sometimes it was just something big that they knew would fit, which often made me look bigger and frumpier than ever.
When it came to handing costumes out it was never the glamorous, sequinned costumes that came my way - sometimes it was just something big that they knew would fit, which often made me look bigger and frumpier than ever
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As Claire Simmons, Aniston has facial scars, stringy hair and a slightly frumpier frame.
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Evans 'presents them as duller versions of themselves - maybe a little frumpier, heftier or a little plainer," according to the artist, who uses images of stars from Creative Commons and uses photo-editing software to superimpose their faces on different bodies.
Out with the old racy and radical eye-turning seductive Egyptian actress and in with the tamer frumpier version, Ghada Adel Razek is deploying a strategy of appeasment on the career and marital fronts.
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As Coraline's actual mother, stressed-out by running a home, Teri would scrape her hair into a dowdy look, and admits: "I sort of stood frumpier so that I felt heavy and exhausted.