adjective fo·zy \-zi\

Definition of fozy



  1. 1 chiefly Scottish, of a vegetable :  spongy and light-textured :  overgrown

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish, of a person a :  fat and bloated :  obese b :  dull-witted and insipid :  fatheaded

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Origin and Etymology of fozy

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

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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