Definition of schlumpy in English:


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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
  • I realized that it had finally happened: I had become one of those schlumpy women you see dragging a bunch of whiny kids around the shopping mall.
  • When you are onstage, you want to feel pretty; you don't want to look schlumpy.
  • The male players tend to be either unabashedly schlumpy or sharply dressed in the manner of a Vegas hotel manager.


1950s: from schlump + -y1.

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