2. Noun. A wrinkle. ¹
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Definition of Frumple
1. to wrinkle [v FRUMPLED, FRUMPLING, FRUMPLES] - See also: wrinkle
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Literary usage of Frumple
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sportsman's Dictionary; Or, The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Hunting (1785)
"... be fure to let him have a gentle one; and be rightly lodged in his mouth, fo as not to frumple his lips, or to reft upon his ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"To frumple, ca To crease, to crumple, Upp. Lanark«. ... "to gather, plait, fold,—crumple, frumple ..."
3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To frumple, t>. a. To crease; to crumple, ... fronte, id. frum/ronc-er, froni-er, " to gather, plait, fold—crumple, frumple," ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"frumple. To rumple, crease, or wrinkle. *Fule for Fool. *Fulfer. The missel-thrush. Full due. Final acquittance. Ex. ' I shall soon have done with Mr. A., ..."