Definition of frowsty in English:

frowsty

Line breaks: frow|sty
Pronunciation: /ˈfraʊsti
 
/

adjective (frowstier, frowstiest)

British

Derivatives

frowstiness

noun
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  • When we think of pews and hassocks and the Parish Magazine, we tend to rebel against the yoke of official religion, with its suggestion of formalism and even frowstiness.

Origin

mid 19th century (originally dialect): variant of frowzy.

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