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Synonyms for frump

a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

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Urie recently starred in the celebrated off-Broadway revivals of ''Angels in America'' and ''The Cherry Orchard'' and also ''How to Succeed in Business,'' appropriately taking over the role of Bud Frump from Hanke.
In her second stand-alone mystery featuring heroine Hazel Frump, author Jennifer Lanthier has created an enthralling and suspenseful story reminiscent of fellow Canadian Eric Wilson's Tom and Liz Austen mysteries for younger readers.
Frump came to Deep Rock in March last year, when he was recruited by the equity partners to turn the company around.
After hearing the grisly story of Mozambican refugees attacked by lions on their escape route through the Kruger National Park, Frump, a journalist, duplicated the refugees' journey to understand how such horrors could happen in a place known as "Eden.
Frump who is trying to find good homes for the holiday for her gaggle of rowdy kids.
Journalist Robert Frump journeyed to the region in 2002 in search of their story and found a complex social and political mileau instead of the simple tale he had anticipated.
Her American debut was marked in the New York Post with the headline Queen Camilla Is New York's Frump Tower while one article branded her a "fashion disaster".
Serpentine chief curator Rochelle Steiner's Cindy Sherman overview focuses on staged portraiture, which allows the artist to hide in plain sight as a shape-shifting Everywoman: starlet, frump, Madonna, ogre, aging trophy wife.
Or we turn on the TV and find Maury or Sally busily making over some woman who looks too much like a frump or a tramp.
Ronald Frump, Vitality Foodservice President and Chief Operating Officer, said: "The acquisition of Pride Beverages brings together complementary product lines and service networks that will allow us to better serve our Canadian customers' beverage needs.
The first research was conducted in the medical science domain, particularly involving radiology reports and hospital discharge summaries, while the second research led to many other research works in the early 1980s that used the principles and techniques of IE to develop practical applications such as the FRUMP system developed by De Jong (1982).
Even now, as a menopausal frump in the throes of dowdy middle age, I am a living museum.
Global War On Terror Game Includes Attacks On Famous Landmarks & Celebrities Like Ronal Frump, Pompous Real Estate Developer Who Finances Terrorists
Once we landed I tried to put the incident to the back of my mind but for the whole holiday I felt like a fat 17st frump next to my slim, sexy mates.
But what Sue does discover, is that his wife did inform the lives of some of his female characters and his attitude to women in his writing - specifically through his wife's transformation from a young virgin to middleaged frump.