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frowsy

[frou-zee] /ˈfraʊ zi/
adjective, frowsier, frowsiest.
1.
Also, frousy.
Related forms
frowsily, adverb
frowsiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for frowsy

frowzy

/ˈfraʊzɪ/
adjective frowzier, frowziest, frouzier, frouziest, frowsier, frowsiest
1.
untidy or unkempt in appearance; shabby
2.
ill-smelling; frowsty
Derived Forms
frowziness, frouziness, frowsiness, noun
Word Origin
C17: of unknown origin
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Slang definitions & phrases for frowsy

frowsy

noun

A slovenly, unkempt woman: a few frowsies in skirts (1900+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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