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frumpy

frump·y

frumpy

 
pronunciation:
fruhm pi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: frumpier, frumpiest
definition 1: drab, unfashionable, or plain in appearance, dress, or manner.
My aunt looks a bit frumpy in her baggy dresses and old scarves.
antonyms:
fashionable, stylish
similar words:
dowdy
definition 2: dull and primly sedate.
Our grandparents were somewhat frumpy and not at all amused by our childish antics.
synonyms:
reserved, sedate, strait-laced
antonyms:
playful, vivacious
derivations: frumpily (adv.), frumpiness (n.)