Blowzy Blowz"y, a. Coarse and ruddy-faced; fat and ruddy; high colored; frowzy. [1913 Webster]

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  • blowzy — c.1770, from obsolete blouze (1570s), wench, beggar s trull, perhaps originally a cant term …   Etymology dictionary

  • blowzy — (Amer.) blowz·y || blaÊŠzɪ adj. disheveled, slovenly; ruddy of complexion (also blowsy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blowzy — [blou′zē] adj. blowzier, blowziest [< obs. blouze, wench] 1. fat, ruddy, and coarse looking 2. slovenly; frowzy …   English World dictionary

  • blowzy — UK [ˈblaʊzɪ] / US adjective Word forms blowzy : adjective blowzy comparative blowzier superlative blowziest a blowzy person looks untidy and is often rather fat …   English dictionary

  • blowzy — blow|zy [ blauzi ] adjective a blowzy person looks messy and is often slightly fat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blowzy — adjective a blowzy woman is fat and looks untidy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blowzy — /ˈblaʊzi / (say blowzee) adjective (blowzier, blowziest) 1. dishevelled; unkempt: blowzy hair. 2. red faced. Also, blowsy, blowzed /blaʊzd/ (say blowzd). {BE obsolete blowze wench, of unknown origin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • blowzy — adjective see blowsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blowzy — blowzily, adv. /blow zee/, adj., blowzier, blowziest. 1. having a coarse, ruddy complexion. 2. disheveled in appearance; unkempt. Also, blowsy, blowzed, blowsed /blowzd/, blousy. [1760 70; obs. blowze wench ( < ?) + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blowzy — Synonyms and related words: adipose, beat up, bedraggled, beefy, big bellied, bloated, blooming, blowzed, bosomy, brawny, burly, burnt, buxom, careless, chintzy, chubby, chunky, corpulent, dilapidated, distended, drabbletailed, draggled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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