Origin of frump
Examples from the Web for frump
The looking-glass had bitter things to tell me, and crying makes me such a frump.A Man in the Open|Roger Pocock
I think the frump—this Miss Kirkland, you know—is a fright—regular freak, dash it!
Mrs. Frump drew out a little memorandum book from one of her pockets, and consulted.Round the Block|John Bell Bouton
For the frump was sitting there behind the steering wheel, looking down at me in a nasty, sidewise fashion.
The frump kind of glared down the deserted vista of the fine old hall and shrugged her shoulders.
Word Origin for frump
"cross, unstylish person" 1817, perhaps from frumple (v.) "to wrinkle" (late 14c.), from Middle Dutch verrompelen "to wrinkle" (see frumpy).