Frumpy definition

She came to the door in a frumpy housedress and bedroom slippers.

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(dated) Ill- or bad-tempered.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
frumpy
Comparative:
frumpier
Superlative:
frumpiest

Origin of frumpy

  • Either frump or Middle English frumple +‎ -y.

    From Wiktionary