blowsy

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adjective blow·sy \ˈblau̇-zē\

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

less commonly

blowzy

Origin and Etymology of blowsy

English dialect blowse, blowze wench


First Known Use: circa 1712


BLOWSY Defined for English Language Learners

blowsy

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adjective blow·sy \ˈblau̇-zē\

Definition of blowsy for English Language Learners

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


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