from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being frumpish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being frumpish.


frumpish +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


  • Having attacked one for her frumpishness, she asks another who comes dressed to the nines: "Are you going somewhere?"

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  • Boyle's frumpishness and gauche demeanour have a voyeuristic appeal, but it is her voice that captivates.

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  • I never knew anyone with such an ideal of woman as you have -- a gloomy mixture of frumpishness and angularity. "

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