floozy

or floo·sie, floo·sy, floo·zie

[ floo-zee ]
/ ˈflu zi /

noun, plural floo·zies.Slang.

a gaudily dressed, usually immoral woman, especially a prostitute.

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Origin of floozy

First recorded in 1905–10; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for floozy

floozy

floozie or floosie

/ (ˈfluːzɪ) /

noun plural -zies or -sies

slang a disreputable woman

Word Origin for floozy

C20: of unknown origin
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