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In another, he says that Triffon’s female friends “look really frumpy and overweight” after seeing a picture of them in swimsuits.

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The fleece half-zip as part of the classic frumpy Dad ensemble!

More hokey than the inspired objects recalled by the curators: A frumpy teddy bear.

In the novel, Newton takes up with a frumpy, unlettered Kentucky woman well into middle age.

It's like she is in Fashion Jail and only allowed to wear frumpy dated Sloane florals and old lady canary yellow.

But relative next to our toned and styled first lady, it was stodgy and frumpy.

Gabrielle (Eva Longoria) became a frumpy mother of two overweight daughters.

"Do you know, I really liked her better last year, when she was frumpy and dowdy," faltered Dopsy.

If she had been a stiff, frumpy thing, I just couldn't have paid the least attention to her.

She has never ceased to talk about the frumpy crowd she met there.

Men don't marry frumpy, snuffy old things of thirty, or thereabouts.

I have been a grumpy, frumpy, wayward sort of a woman, a good many years.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frumpy, such as: baggy, badly dressed, blowsy, dingy, drab, and dull.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.