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frump


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frump  \Frump\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  Prov.  E.  frumple  to  wrinkle,  ruffle, 
  D.  frommelen.] 
  To  insult;  to  flout;  to  mock;  to  snub.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frump  \Frump\,  n. 
  1.  A  contemptuous  speech  or  piece  of  conduct;  a  gibe  or 
  flout.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  2.  A  cross,  old-fashioned  person;  esp.,  an  old  woman;  a 
  gossip.  [Colloq.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frump 
  n  :  a  dull  unattractive  unpleasant  girl  or  woman;  "she  got  a 
  reputation  as  a  frump";  "she's  a  real  dog"  [syn:  {dog}] 




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