adjective -sier or -siest

out of fashion; homely or drab

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Related Words for mumsy

grandmother, parent, mommy, mum, matron, matriarch, mama, ma, mumsy

Examples from the Web for mumsy

Historical Examples of 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.

  • 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.