mumsy

mumsy

(ˈmʌmzɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
1. out of fashion; homely or drab
2. motherly
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mumsy

[ˈmʌmzɪ] ADJ [appearance, hair] → de señora
she's much more mumsy nowse la ve más maternal ahora
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mumsy

adj (inf)mütterlich
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The singer, 44, dropped ex-husband Jamie Redknapp's name and her mumsy look for raunchy new single Stretch, her first release in 16 years.
The pairing of Sandy Toksvig - surprisingly warm and mumsy - and Noel Fielding, weird but great with the contestants, really worked.
The survey by Special K shows other words to attract their ire include: 'mumsy', 'hormonal', 'ballbreaker' and 'hysterical'.
She seems so settled, so smug and mumsy. Surely she's not hiding any secrets?
"They looked like a couple of dreary suburbanites in mumsy dresses and dad trousers at a golf club dinner after a weekend shop at Waitrose."
"I can slide down the banisters, which saves the dusting" The Countess of Carnavon who lives in Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey is filmed "A minimally talented, spoiled brat" Hollywood producer Scott Rudin has a low opinion of Angelina Jolie, above "They looked like a couple of dreary suburbanites in mumsy dresses and dad trousers at a golf club dinner after a weekend shop at Waitrose" Writer Jan Moir on the "dullness" of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to America "War until the victorious end is impossible.
And the way things are going looks like Mumsy'll hang on long enough to make George the next one up."
There is nothing mumsy about this printed pink dress, in fact it's perfect for a celebration lunch.
You don't want to look mumsy, equally you don't want to hear anyone whispering 'mutton'.
Things got off to a shaky start with presenter Bruce Forsyth stumbling over his lines, Brendan Cole talking back to the judges and audience favourite BBC Breakfast presenter Susanna Reid being described as "Mumsy."