Definitions

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  • adj. sulking, mopey

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sullen, sulky.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dull; heavy; sullen; sour.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Willy Wilton died, the first casualty among the West Country people, though not of the mumpish disease.

    Morgan’s Run

  • He had written to Doctor South and had in his pocket a telegram from him received that morning: "Sacking the mumpish fool.

    Of Human Bondage

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  • Hmph. Parcel of God-damned lubbers....

    March 11, 2008

  • I think that's uffish.

    March 11, 2008

  • Sounds like something out of "Jabberwocky"!

    March 11, 2008

  • "'I felt so hell-fire hipped and mumpish in the channel with that parcel of God-damned lubbers...'"
    --Patrick O'Brian, The Truelove, 179

    March 11, 2008