or floo·sie, floo·sy, floo·zie
[ floo-zee ]
/ ˈflu zi /
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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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Example sentences from the Web for floozy
Ruh-hobbin' th' tax-pay'r f'r' t' buy floozie gowns an' joold bresslets f'r their fancy wives an' such.Bunker Bean|Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for 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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