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frowst

noun \ˈfrau̇st\

Definition of frowst

plural

-s

chiefly British

  1. :  stale stuffy atmosphere :  offensive or musty odor the frowst that rose … from my bedding — Monica Baldwin the frowst of a third-class carriage full of sleepy travelers — John Buchan

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Origin and Etymology of frowst

back-formation from frowsty


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frowst

intransitive verb \"\
variants: or

froust

\"\

Definition of frowst

-ed/-ing/-s

British

  1. :  to loll or lounge especially indoors why should one frowst within four walls on such a night — J. C. Snaith

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