Monday, February 29, 2016

stuffy & frock

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

I shall never forget my first Parsifal - a grilling August day, and those fat old German women, come in their stuffy high frocks, and then the dark theatre, and the music beginning, and one couldn't help sobbing.

Definition

stuffy:
1. very serious, formal, boring or old-fashioned;
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frock:
1. a woman's or girl's dress;
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