In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1antigualla feminine informal derogatory
- So, she had to do with her navy business suit, making her look like an old frump.
- But if I did not notice the adverts through my selective conditioning, I was presented with shiny happy photographs of the stars looking at their best to remind me that I am indeed a frump.
- She dresses like a frump, and that is the bottom line.
- I'd like to wear something trendy, so I don't feel like a taffeta meringue-wearing frump.
- But you can't, because you'll never be anything but a common frump whose father lived over a grocery store and whose mother took in washing…
- And, if you think that once you become a mom, you suddenly turn into a frump, you are in for one very dull ride.
- ‘Lastly,’ she adds, ‘it doesn't matter how good your face looks, if you still dress like a frump you will still look old.
- The caring mother and understanding wife became a frazzled frump.
- Realize that the same outfit that looks powerful, pulled together, and fresh on someone under 25 makes a woman more mature look like a frump.
- 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.
- I hope this doesn't sound like boasting, but as soon as all the frumps saw my get-up, they bowed to my superior hideousness.
- Okay, for all of you Hot Mamas who are masquerading as frumps, go to this website and play the song dedicated to you.
- The First Lady started out as the frizzle-haired frump in glasses, and gradually, almost imperceptibly, graduated to the pages of American Vogue and Vanity Fair.
- We need you to defend us against the barbs from these jealous frumps, and their unhappy husbands.
- The anti-music, anti-nightlife frumps in Seattle have started an email campaign in support of the new Ordinance.
- She questioned angrily, ‘Who is he calling a frump?’
- It's as if she can't make up her mind whether she wants to be a siren, a vamp or a frump.
- I'd gone from an organized woman of smooth purpose to a frenzied frump bearing a strange resemblance to a headless chicken.
- Ms. Greer jumped into the movie scene as the frump turned vixen in the otherwise unmemorable Jawbreaker in 1999.
- But she also comes across as a humourless frump, needing constant cajoling from her husband to stay afloat.
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