[fruhm-pee] /ˈfrʌm pi/
adjective, frumpier, frumpiest.
(of a woman, clothes, etc) dowdy, drab, or unattractive
1746, “cross-tempered,” from frump (n.) “bad temper” (1660s) and an earlier verb meaning “to mock, browbeat” (1550s), of obscure origin, perhaps imitative of a sneer or derisive snort. Sense of “sour-looking, unfashionable” is from 1825, but this may be a shortening of frumple “to wrinkle, crumple” (late 14c.), from Middle Dutch verrompelen, from ver- “completely” + rompelen “to rumple.” Related: Frumps. Cf. also frump.
Dowdy; run-down; unattractive: The message is that soft frumpy fellows are not only lovable but sexually attractive (1845+)
[fruhmp] /frʌmp/ noun 1. a person who is dowdy, drab, and unattractive. 2. a dull, old-fashioned person. /frʌmp/ noun 1. a woman who is dowdy, drab, or unattractive n. “cross, unstylish person” 1817, perhaps from frumple (v.) “to wrinkle” (late 14c.), from Middle Dutch verrompelen “to wrinkle” (see frumpy). noun A dowdy woman: that floppy-looking […]
fructosuria fruc·to·su·ria (frŭk’tō-sur’ē-ə, -syur’-, fruk’-) n. Presence of fructose in urine.
[fruhk-tuh-sahyd, froo k-, frook-] /ˈfrʌk təˌsaɪd, ˈfrʊk-, ˈfruk-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a glycoside that yields fructose upon hydrolysis. fructoside fruc·to·side (frŭk’tə-sīd’, fruk’-) n. A glycoside that yields fructose upon hydrolysis.
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