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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Primly out of date.

Usage examples (35)
  • The photo on the wrapper was my first clue that I might be heading into what some might call frumpy-hausfrau territory.
  • "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."
  • It was a pair of long, gray - "frumpy" as she described it - slacks.
  • It can't be too big ( "frumpy," deemed Ms. Morozumi) or crooked ( "embarrassing"). for more
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