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synonyms for frumpy

  • baggy
  • badly dressed
  • blowsy
  • dingy
  • drab
  • dull
  • frumpish
  • homely
  • old-fashioned
  • outdated
  • plain
  • poorly dressed
  • shabby
  • sloppy
  • stodgy
  • unfashionable
  • unkempt
  • unstylish
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How to use frumpy in a sentence

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!
ONE NIGHT IN CANCUN: TED CRUZ’S DISASTROUS DECISION TO GO ON VACATION DURING TEXAS STORM CRISISASHLEY PARKERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"Do you know, I really liked her better last year, when she was frumpy and dowdy," faltered Dopsy.
MOUNT ROYAL, VOLUME 3 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
If she had been a stiff, frumpy thing, I just couldn't have paid the least attention to her.
BRENDA'S WARDHELEN LEAH REED
She has never ceased to talk about the frumpy crowd she met there.
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Men don't marry frumpy, snuffy old things of thirty, or thereabouts.
DAWN O'HARA, THE GIRL WHO LAUGHEDEDNA FERBER
I have been a grumpy, frumpy, wayward sort of a woman, a good many years.
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD CHARLES DICKENS
A frumpy party is nothing more nor less than a collection of badly dressed persons.
ETIQUETTEEMILY POST
A rather frumpy old bachelor, with thinning hair and a thickening neck.
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This is my grumpy, frumpy story, and we'll keep it to ourselves, Trot!'
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