Definition of floozy in English:


Syllabification: floo·zy
Pronunciation: /ˈflo͞ozē
(also floozie, floosie)

noun (plural floozies)

A girl or a woman who has a reputation for promiscuity.
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  • This at first appears to be a forgotten reference to the round-heeled shoes worn by floozies in some historical period though, in fact having round heels just means she's more likely to fall over on her back: to be, literally, a pushover.
  • The long scene in which James lies in Josie's arms and confesses his worst sin - that he missed his mother's funeral because he was holed up drunk with a floozy - becomes a stirring act of sexual healing.
  • Receiving an anonymous tip that her husband is fooling around with a floozy named Bridget the woman goes stomping out into the terrified city, bent on revenge.


early 20th century: perhaps related to flossy or to dialect floosy 'fluffy'.

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