fozy

adjective

fo·​zy
-zi
usually -er/-est
1
chiefly Scottish, of a vegetable : spongy and light-textured : overgrown
2
chiefly Scottish, of a person
a
: fat and bloated : obese
b
: dull-witted and insipid : fatheaded

Word History

Etymology

Dutch voos spongy and light-textured + English -y; akin to Old Norse fauskr rotten log, Old English fūl foul

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“Fozy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fozy. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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