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or floosie, floosy, floozie

[floo-zee] /ˈflu zi/
noun, plural floozies. Slang.
a gaudily dressed, usually immoral woman, especially a prostitute.
Origin of floozy
First recorded in 1905-10; origin uncertain Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for floozie


noun (pl) -zies, -sies
(slang) a disreputable woman
Word Origin
C20: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for floozie

also floozy, "woman of disreputable character," 1902, perhaps a variation of flossy "fancy, frilly" (1890s slang), with the notion of "fluffiness."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for floozie



  1. A self-indulgent, predatory woman, esp one of easy morals; cheap and tawdry woman: He'd learn more about their psychology by taking a floozie to Atlantic City/ the central figure of an adult whodunit, an obviously no-good floosie
  2. A prostitute: You been with some floozy, George

[1911+; origin uncertain; said to be an alteration of flossy]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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