AskDefine | Define frump

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

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  • /frʌmp/
  • /frVmp/
  • Rhymes: -ʌmp


  1. A frumpy person, somebody who is unattractive, drab or dowdy.
    You look like such a frump today!
  2. The clothes that such a person would wear.
    Get that frump off - it's horrid!

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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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