Definition of Frumpily

1. Adverb. In a dowdy unfashionable manner. "She dresses dowdily"

Exact synonyms: Dowdily, Frumpishly
Partainyms: Dowdy, Frumpy, Frumpish



Definition of Frumpily

1. Adverb. In a frumpy manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frumpily

1. frumpy [adv] - See also: frumpy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frumpily

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frumentaceous
frumentary
frumentation
frumenties
frumenty
frump
frumped
frumper
frumperies
frumpers
frumpery
frumpier
frumpiest
frumpily (current term)
frumpiness
frumping
frumpish
frumpishly
frumpishness
frumple
frumpled
frumples
frumpling
frumps
frumpy
frusemide
frush
frushed

Literary usage of Frumpily

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1. Art and Man: Comparative Art Studies by Edwin Swift Balch (1918)
"A flashily dressed man in the street or a frumpily dressed woman at a ball, violate this canon of art, and people who see them often instinctively comment ..."

2. Crowds; a Moving-picture of Democracy by Gerald Stanley Lee (1913)
"... frumpily happy children, the stored-up sunshine of a thousand years all shining faintly out through the dirt, out through the generations in their ..."

3. Vignettes of San Francisco by Almira Bailey (1921)
"Now when I think of the New Willard, I see frumpily dressed dowagers talking through their lorgnettes to moth-eaten senators. The Selbach in Louisville, ..."

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