mumsy

[ muhm-zee ]
/ ˈmʌm zi /
Chiefly British Informal.

noun

adjective

drab or dowdy; unfashionable: a mumsy overcoat.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of mumsy

mum4 + -sy; def. 1 was first recorded in 1875–80; def. 2 was first recorded in 1960–65.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for mumsy

British Dictionary definitions for mumsy

mumsy
/ (ˈmʌmzɪ) /

adjective -sier or -siest

out of fashion; homely or drab
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012