or floo·sie, floo·sy, floo·zie
- a gaudily dressed, usually immoral woman, especially a prostitute.
Origin of floozy
First recorded in 1905–10; origin uncertain
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floozie or floosie
- slang a disreputable woman
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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