Frump meaning

frŭmp
A girl or woman regarded as dull, plain, or unfashionable.
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A person regarded as colorless and primly sedate.
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A dowdy, unattractive woman.
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(colloquial) A frumpy person, somebody who is unattractive, drab or dowdy.

You look like such a frump today!

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The clothes that such a person would wear.

Get that frump off – it's horrid!

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(obsolete) To insult; to flout; to mock; to snub.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frump
Plural:
frumps

Origin of frump

  • Possibly short for Middle English frumple wrinkle from Middle Dutch verrompelen to wrinkle ver- completely per1 in Indo-European roots rompelen to wrinkle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition