- out of fashion; homely or drab
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Examples from the Web for mumsy
Really and truly, Mumsy, they do not touch the ground when I walk.The Comings of Cousin Ann
Emma Speed Sampson
Will you come and see me, Mumsy—mother, I mean—before you go to bed?Daddy's Girl
L. T. Meade
Your mumsy is writing you a long letter, too, so I must stop.Molly Brown of Kentucky
Douglas and I are so miserable about it, but we—we—somehow we feel that we are a great deal older than mumsy.
But, mumsy,” soothed Nan, “we are going to make you very comfortable and we will find a pretty house and maybe it will be brick.