Examples of blowsy in a Sentence
a large, blowsy woman in frumpy clothes runs the diner
Recent Examples of blowsy from the Web
The queen of Playland was Laughing Sal, a tall, blowsy figure of fun, with a maniacal laugh.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'blowsy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of blowsy
First Known Use: circa 1712See Words from the same year
BLOWSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blowsy for English Language Learners
of a woman : not neat or clean in her clothing or appearance and usually fat
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up blowsy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).