Definition of blowsy in English:
adjective (blowsier, blowsiest)
(Of a woman) coarse, untidy, and red-faced: the cheap perfume worn by the blowsy woman figurative blowsy, old-fashioned roses
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- 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.
early 17th century: from obsolete blowze 'beggar's female companion', of unknown origin.
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