frum·​ple | \ ˈfru̇mpəl, ˈfrəm- \

Definition of frumple

dialectal, British

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History and Etymology for frumple

Middle English fromplen, from Middle Dutch verrompelen, from ver- for- (akin to Old High German fir-) + rompelen to wrinkle

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“Frumple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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