Origin of frump
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
British Dictionary definitions for frumpish
Word Origin for frump
Word Origin and History for frumpish
"cross, unstylish person" 1817, perhaps from frumple (v.) "to wrinkle" (late 14c.), from Middle Dutch verrompelen "to wrinkle" (see frumpy).