Definition of Frumple

1. Verb. (transitive) To wrinkle; crumple; ruffle; disorder. ¹



2. Noun. A wrinkle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frumple

1. to wrinkle [v FRUMPLED, FRUMPLING, FRUMPLES] - See also: wrinkle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frumple

frumenty
frump
frumped
frumper
frumperies
frumpers
frumpery
frumpier
frumpiest
frumpily
frumpiness
frumping
frumpish
frumpishly
frumpishness
frumple (current term)
frumpled
frumples
frumpling
frumps
frumpy
frusemide
frush
frushed
frushes
frushing
frusht
frust
frusta
frusto-conical

Literary usage of Frumple

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1. The Sportsman's Dictionary; Or, The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Hunting (1785)
"... be fure to let him have a gentle one; and be rightly lodged in his mouth, fo as not to frumple his lips, or to reft upon his ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"To frumple, ca To crease, to crumple, Upp. Lanark«. ... "to gather, plait, fold,—crumple, frumple ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To frumple, t>. a. To crease; to crumple, ... fronte, id. frum/ronc-er, froni-er, " to gather, plait, fold—crumple, frumple," ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"frumple. To rumple, crease, or wrinkle. *Fule for Fool. *Fulfer. The missel-thrush. Full due. Final acquittance. Ex. ' I shall soon have done with Mr. A., ..."

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