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.

Nearby words

  1. flooring saw,
  2. floorman,
  3. floorshift,
  4. floorwalker,
  5. floozie,
  6. flop,
  7. flop forging,
  8. flop sweat,
  9. flop-eared,
  10. flophouse

Origin of floozy

First recorded in 1905–10; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for floozie

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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Word Origin and History for floozie

floozie

n.

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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