Definition of bowsie in English:

bowsie

Line breaks: bow¦sie
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊziː
 
/

noun (plural bowsies)

Irish
  • A low-class or unruly person.
    More example sentences
    • He has left a trail of unwelcome headlines and a few bruises to boot, a roll model for borstal bowsies, certainly not juveniles who have not reached the age of selectivity but rather see him as a ‘star’ to be imitated.
    • Indeed, they seem to sub-scribe to the oft-held belief that there is no such thing as bad publicity and that their over-paid bowsies fuelling ticket and merchandise sales.
    • A pity the beautiful game, enhanced by players like the above, is taking a trashing from the bowsies who, unfortunately, populate it, both on and off the field.

Origin

of unknown origin.

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