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Definition of blowie in English:
noun (plural blowies)
1Australian /NZ informal A blowfly.
- Summer isn't just about blowies causing problems, the warmer weather also means mosquitoes, prompting health officials to warn people about the dangers of mosquito-borne diseases such as Ross River and Barmah Forest viruses.
- Not so for the two who left the bus, who walked briskly around the signs and began their steep trek as if the words ‘respect’ and ‘sacred’ were no more than blowies to be brushed away.
- Were these the kind of people who would find a rooftop blowie absolutely hilarious?
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