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Synonyms for frump

a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman

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I think I will keep my Tuck Frump T-shirt in reserve
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.
Mention the name Susan Boyle and most people will look at you blankly but talk about the middle-aged frump with the voice of an angel on TV's Britain Got Talent and everyone knows who you're talking about.
Frump, a maritime journalist, tells the story of how Webber and his men won the rarely bestowed Coast Guard Gold Medal for Valor in this narrative of a dramatic sea rescue.
The Legend of the Lost Jewels (A Hazel Frump Adventure) written by Jennifer Lanthier HarperCollins Canada, 2008 978-000639-161-6 (pb) $14.99 for Grades 4 to 8 Junior Fiction--Mystery
Frump came to Deep Rock in March last year, when he was recruited by the equity partners to turn the company around.
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.
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." As he recounts this harrowing experience, he asks complicated questions about the value of a human life in the context of conservation.
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.
Only last week, the big fashion story in the press was that the frump look is the pinnacle of panache and Wendy Craig, the princess of Valium vogue, is the new role model.
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).
"Margaret Thatcher was a frump before I got hold of her and my son, Kenny, ran up a few frocks for her," she laughed.