frump frump  /f ˈrəmp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

Usage(s):

  1. Bette Midler, the designated frump in The First Wives Club, stares at Goldie Hawn's body with mixed feelings: envy for its sleekness and disdain for the work needed to maintain it.
  2. Midler says she wanted Hawn's part because Hawn got to wear the best clothes, while her character was more of a frump.
  3. I feel like a frustrated frump in a frumenty, because I don't know what frumious means, and Webster's doesn't tell me.

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  1. "I'm always meeting women who are over 45 who are saying: `I don't know how to dress and I don't want to be a frump, I don't want to look like mutton dressed as lamb. Oh help me, what do I do?'," Twiggy told AAP. "I realised there's a whole...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Twiggy Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. The New York Post tabloid lampooned Camilla as "New York's Frump Tower" earlier in the week but in an article in yesterday's Washington Post, commentator Tina Brown noted that the prince appeared, at the age of 56, to finally have come into his own.
    on Nov 3, 2005 By: Tina Brown Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "The wedding of that prince of a guy to the Duchess of Frump or whatever those simians at the Palace titled Camilla is now on Saturday," Adams wrote. "What is it with these royal retards? Even a lowly scribe knew this blessed bliss absolutely...
    on Apr 7, 2005 By: Cindy Adams Source: Expressindia.com

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