Definition of blowsy in English:

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blowsy

Pronunciation: /ˈblaʊzi/
(also blowzy)

adjective (blowsier, blowsiest)

(Of a woman) coarse, untidy, and red-faced: the cheap perfume worn by the blowsy woman figurative blowsy, old-fashioned roses
More example sentences
  • The actress is as irritating as she is perfect in the role of feckless and blowsy Kathy who loses her house after a mix up with local taxes.
  • He survives by using his kick-boxing skills, defending himself and his haphazard household, a family composed of an effeminate hustler named Taboo, a blowzy hooker called Laurita, and her baby of indeterminate origin.
  • She is blowsy, slightly needy, and struggling to keep in check the precocious sexuality of her only daughter, aptly named Lolita.
Synonyms

Derivatives

blowsily

adverb

blowsiness

noun

Origin

Early 17th century: from obsolete blowze 'beggar's female companion', of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with blowsy

Dalhousie, drowsy, frowzy, housey-housey, lousy

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