Definition of flyblown in English:

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flyblown

Pronunciation: /ˈflīˌblōn/

adjective

Dirty or contaminated, especially through contact with flies and their eggs and larvae: the room was filthy and flyblown
More example sentences
  • Unfortunately, however, the rest of the fruit bowl is filled with nothing but mouldy old chestnuts and flyblown rhubarb.
  • It could be food if you'd been trained to think it was, if you grew up eating nothing but damp gray meat, but man: this is like humid newspaper that spent a week impacting in the colon of a flyblown cow corpse.
  • No, I do not have to go to the co-op, scoop it from a flyblown communal vat with a wooden spoon, put it in my reusable crock and carry it to the barter-counter with the handy hemp handle.

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Syllabification: fly·blown

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