bowsie

bowsey

/ (ˈbaʊziː) /

noun Irish informal

a low-class mean or obstreperous person
a drunkard

Nearby words

  1. bowse,
  2. bowser,
  3. bowser bag,
  4. bowser boat,
  5. bowshot,
  6. bowsprit,
  7. bowstring,
  8. bowstring hemp,
  9. bowstring truss,
  10. bowtel

Word Origin for bowsie

of unknown origin

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