how to pronounce frump


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frump is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of frump


  1. A frumpy person, somebody who is unattractive, drab or dowdy.
  2. A flout or snub.
  3. A bad-tempered person.
  4. The clothes that such a person would wear.


  1. To insult; to flout; to mock; to snub.

frump frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word frump occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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