Definition of Rumply

1. a. Rumpled.



Definition of Rumply

1. Adjective. (obsolete) rumpled ¹

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Definition of Rumply

1. rumpled [adj -PLIER, -PLIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumply

rump state
rump states
rump steak
rump steaks
rumped
rumpies
rumping
rumple
rumple up
rumpled
rumples
rumpless
rumplier
rumpliest
rumpling
rumply (current term)
rumpology
rumps
rumpus
rumpus room
rumpuses
rumpy
rumrunner
rumrunners
rums
rumseller
rumsellers
run
run-and-gun

Literary usage of Rumply

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1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... like a mass of tarry wool proverbially ill to spin" they spin out, better or worse, their rumply, infirm thread of Existence, and wind it up, up, ..."

2. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1918)
"... rumply legs of his trousers tucked down in them, and ballooning up and out over the tops in folds which overlapped from his knee joints halfway down his ..."

3. All's Well! by John Oxenham (1916)
"for your rumply caps! My! Ain't you black-an'-tanned I Narcissus! vi'lets!—all abloom,— We're glad to see you back. Primroses!—dafs! Thenk Gawd you laughs, ..."

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