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  1. depressed; sad.
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Origin of dumpish

First recorded in 1535–45; dump(s) + -ish1
Related formsdump·ish·ly, adverbdump·ish·ness, noun
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Historical Examples of dumpish

  • Let me see, who shall I get now to set it to a dumpish note.

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)

    W. Carew Hazlitt

  • Quick, quick, Di; put on your dumpish face, and begin your task.'

  • He is a dumpish sort of person who looks as if he needed exercise, but he has a sharp clear eye.

    Chimney-Pot Papers

    Charles S. Brooks