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blowsy

adjective blow·sy \ˈblau̇-zē\

Simple Definition of blowsy

  • of a woman : not neat or clean in her clothing or appearance and usually fat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blowsy

  1. 1 :  having a sloppy or unkempt appearance or aspect :  frowsy

  2. 2 :  being coarse and ruddy of complexion

Examples of blowsy in a sentence

  1. <a large, blowsy woman in frumpy clothes runs the diner>



Variants of blowsy

also blowzy play \ˈblau̇-zē\

Origin of blowsy

English dialect blowse, blowze wench


First Known Use: circa 1712

Rhymes with blowsy


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