Origin of frump
Related formsfrump·ish, adjective
Examples from the Web for frumpish
And this frumpish old woman sailed out of the chamber in a great fume.The Heroine|Eaton Stannard Barrett
It does seem odd and frumpish not to be in Scotland, but motoring covers a multitude of social sins.Set in Silver|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
A woman is frumpish and old-fashioned if she does not know that "adultery with one paramour is nick-named marriage."
I love society, and you only care to associate with dowdy, frumpish people.Averil|Rosa Nouchette Carey
The niece, rustic and gawky; the companion sour and frumpish.Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon