floo·​zy | \ ˈflü-zē How to pronounce floozy (audio) \
variants: or floozie
plural floozies

Definition of floozy

: a usually young woman of loose morals

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Synonyms for floozy


chippie (also chippy), doxy (also doxie), fancy woman, hoochie [slang], hussy, Jezebel, minx, quean, tramp, trollop, wench

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Examples of floozy in a Sentence

a floozy who was a familiar figure at barrooms around town

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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, "Chicago Opera Theater's 'Elizabeth Cree' is a bloody good show," 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, "Annette Bening Reclaims an Original Hollywood Bad Girl," 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, "Mixed performances set tone in Southern melodrama 'Battlecreek'," 2 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of floozy

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for floozy

origin unknown

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English Language Learners Definition of floozy

informal + old-fashioned : a usually young woman whose behavior is not morally correct or proper

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