AskDefine | Define frumpy

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frumpy adj : primly out of date; "nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game" [syn: dowdy, frumpish]

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Etymology

Middle English- frumple

Adjective

  1. Dowdy, unkempt, or unfashionable.
    She came to the door in a frumpy housedress and bedroom slippers.

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