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mumsy

[ muhm-zee ]
/ ˈmʌm zi /
Chiefly British Informal.
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noun
adjective
drab or dowdy; unfashionable: a mumsy overcoat.
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Origin of mumsy

mum4 + -sy; def. 1 was first recorded in 1875–80; def. 2 was first recorded in 1960–65.
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British Dictionary definitions for mumsy

mumsy
/ (ˈmʌmzɪ) /

adjective -sier or -siest
out of fashion; homely or drab
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