floozy

noun

floo·​zy ˈflü-zē How to pronounce floozy (audio)
variants or floozie
plural floozies
: a usually young woman of loose morals

Examples of floozy in a Sentence

a speakeasy frequented by bookies, boozers, and floozies
Recent Examples on the Web Oh, my favorite floozy. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 11 May 2021 Batrachians, oh, tell me, where is the fair floozy? Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2021 Sonja is my favorite floozy and watching her mug around the house all wasted is one of my favorite things in the entire universe. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 29 June 2021 The bright-voiced soprano Stacey Tappan made a delightfully tarty Aveline Mortimer, a vaudeville warbler and part-time floozy who becomes an unwitting accomplice to Cree’s poisoning. John Von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, 11 Feb. 2018 With a reputation for floozy-dom on screen and off, Grahame found a measure of peace with Turner, who was oblivious to her real and big-screen histories. Rebecca Keegan, HWD, 7 Dec. 2017 Conversely, Henry's clingy mother, Tallulah, is a hoary mix of boozy-floozy clichés and contradictions made worse by Paula Malcomson's unsubtle turn. Gary Goldstein, latimes.com, 2 Nov. 2017 See More

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Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of floozy was in 1911

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“Floozy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floozy. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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