frumpy


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Synonyms for frumpy

dowdy

Synonyms for frumpy

primly out of date

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Score out of 10: 8 Where: Mint Velvet at John Lewis Cost: pounds 149 Verdict: I'm the first to admit I do like the odd feather but this dress just made me feel frumpy and old.
Frumpy Flakes provides BBW fashion apparel that people of all sizes can enjoy.
After losing five stone I felt fantastic on the day in August and even wore a bikini on my honeymoon, but the best thing is that I finally feel normal - not fat or frumpy.
Marianne Faithfull is a frumpy widow with an unusual job in "Irina Palm.
Our house looks like some frumpy professor lives there, but it got dressed up for the movie," admits Glatzer.
Courden might wonder what a frumpy, overweight housewife played by a man has in common with her sexy, savvy career girls.
She appeared less than happy as she strolled around the windswept event - where she was dressed in a dowdy mac and frumpy shoes.
Lucy is attracted to Theo from the start, but figures someone as frumpy as her has no chance.
I'm sending my flowers to Kerry, that frumpy matron of the Senate, who strangely, makes the anti-Bush crowd mad with lust.
In one project, she is a lesbian in plain wire eyeglasses, tank top, and frumpy jeans, intimately posing with a bleached-blond lover.
POP queen Madonna ditched her sexy image for a frumpy perm in Malta last week.
The uniform was being introduced to go with the stores' image revamp, after the old navy and green shirts were deemed too frumpy.
Major changes have been ongoing since last September and the frumpy matron is scheduled for a colour makeover this June.
The frumpy and the dumpy might criticize fashion but it's not just a passive process of consuming the latest and greatest.