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Definition of "frumpy" []

  • Dowdy, unkempt, or unfashionable. (adjective)
  • Ill- or bad-tempered. (adjective)

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Use "frumpy" in a sentence
  • "Who would you rather have, Obama in frumpy jeans or Palin in a $10,000 outfit?"
  • "But then the word frumpy crept into her mind and, even though she could strip and look at her flat stomach and thin legs and pretty face, once she thought frump, that killed it."
  • ""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.""