frumpish :

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  • s  primly out of date
    nothing so frumpish as last year's gambling game

  • She had been frumpish; she became stylish.
  • Thomas Caldecot Chubb's somewhat frumpish but thoroughgoing biography should do a lot toward resurrecting him.
  • Jane (Edna Best) is a rich, frumpish, middle-aged Liverpool widow, hard of head and blunt of speech.
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  • Winning images reveal the aesthetic side of UW science
    From the frumpish mug of an oyster toadfish to delicate crystalline “flowers” of cobalt pyrite, 12 winners of the 2014 University of Wisconsin-Madison Cool Science Image contest were announced today, Tuesday, March 24.
    March 25, 2014 - University of Wisconsin - Madison

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