Definition of blowsy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also blowzy) adjective
BrE BrE//ˈblaʊzi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblaʊzi//
(British English, informal, disapproving)
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a woman who is blowsy is big and fat and looks untidy Word Originearly 17th cent.: from obsolete blowze ‘beggar's female companion’, of unknown origin.
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