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Frump definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FRUMP, n. A joke, jeer or flout. [Not used.]
FRUMP, v.t. To insult. [Not in use.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog" [syn: frump, dog]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: probably from frumple to wrinkle Date: 1817 1. a dowdy unattractive girl or woman 2. a staid, drab, old-fashioned person

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a dowdy unattractive old-fashioned woman. Derivatives: frumpish adj. frumpishly adv. Etymology: 16th c.: perh. f. dial. frumple (v.) wrinkle f. MDu. verrompelen (as FOR-, RUMPLE)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frump Frump, v. t. [Cf. Prov. E. frumple to wrinkle, ruffle, D. frommelen.] To insult; to flout; to mock; to snub. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frump Frump, n. 1. A contemptuous speech or piece of conduct; a gibe or flout. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. 2. A cross, old-fashioned person; esp., an old woman; a gossip. [Colloq.] --Halliwell.

Moby Thesaurus

beldam, crone, dame, dowager, drab, grandam, grandmother, granny, hag, litterbug, old battle-ax, old dame, old girl, old granny, old lady, old trot, old wife, old woman, pig, schlep, schlump, slattern, slob, sloppy Joe, sloven, slut, swine, trollop, trot, war-horse, witch



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