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or floo·sie, floo·sy, floo·zie

noun, plural floo·zies. Slang.
  1. 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 floozie


floozie or floosie

noun plural -zies or -sies
  1. slang a disreputable woman
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Word Origin for floozy

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."

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