from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Dowdy, unkempt, or unfashionable.
- adj. Ill- or bad-tempered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as frumpish, 1.
- Same as frumpish, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. primly out of date
Who would you rather have, Obama in frumpy jeans or Palin in a $10,000 outfit?
But then the word frumpy crept into her mind and, even though she could strip and look at her flat stomach and thin legs and pretty face, once she thought frump, that killed it.
"Well," stoutly insisted Forbes, "I'll take my chance with the well-dressed ones always; I don't believe the frumpy are the most sensible."
The photo on the wrapper was my first clue that I might be heading into what some might call frumpy-hausfrau territory.
President Obama, that's okay, you can be "frumpy" .... we voted for your intellect, ideas and promise of change not because you can throw a baseball or not.
I have found a few simple patterns that I really like, though I think they look a little "frumpy" when put together.
I thought one of the points of the show was they were kind of frumpy-ish single women. brian
It was a pair of long, gray - "frumpy" as she described it - slacks.
Most of the Merrills are kind of frumpy, but they do have a couple of cute styles as well.
KATRINA SZISH, ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST: She was kind of frumpy and out of her mouth came this amazing voice.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.