Definition of schlumpy in English:

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schlumpy

Pronunciation: /ˈʃlʊmpi/

adjective (schlumpier, schlumpiest)

North American informal
Slovenly or scruffy: compared with the hip clientele, we felt a little schlumpy in our parkas a schlumpy bathrobe
More example sentences
  • As schlumpy as those guys are, they've got the power.
  • For 30 years he's watched schlumpy executives and star athletes alike transform their lives.
  • Her style was schlumpy, yet self-important.

Origin

1950s: from schlump + -y1.

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