frump

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noun \ˈfrəmp\

Definition of frump

  1. 1 :  a dowdy unattractive girl or woman

  2. 2 :  a staid, drab, old-fashioned person

Origin and Etymology of frump

probably from frumple to wrinkle


First Known Use: 1817


FRUMP Defined for English Language Learners

frump

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noun \ˈfrəmp\

Definition of frump for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who wears unattractive clothes or does not make an effort to appear attractive


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