frump

[fruhmp]
noun
1.
a person who is dowdy, drab, and unattractive.
2.
a dull, old-fashioned person.

Origin:
1545–55; origin uncertain

frumpish, adjective
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frump (frʌmp)
 
n
a woman who is dowdy, drab, or unattractive
 
[C16 (in the sense: to be sullen; C19: dowdy woman): from Middle Dutch verrompelen to wrinkle, rumple]

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frump
"cross, unstylish person" 1817, perhaps from frumple (v.) "to wrinkle" (late 14c.). Cf. also frumpy.
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As others have mentioned, tailoring is key, especially to avoid the frump.
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