frumpy

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Inflections of 'frumpy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
frumpier
adj comparative
frumpiest
adj superlative

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
frump•y  (frumpē),USA pronunciation adj.,  frump•i•er, frump•i•est. 
  1. frumpish.
frumpi•ly, adv. 
frumpi•ness, n. 
  • frump + -y1 1740–50

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
frumpy /ˈfrʌmpɪ/, frumpish /ˈfrʌmpɪʃ/ adj
  1. (of a woman, clothes, etc) dowdy, drab, or unattractive
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
frump /frʌmp/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a dowdy or dull person.
frump•y, adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
frump  (frump),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person who is dowdy, drab, and unattractive.
  2. a dull, old-fashioned person.
frumpish, adj. 
  • origin, originally uncertain 1545–55

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