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[foh-zee, foz-ee]
adjective, fo·zi·er, fo·zi·est. Chiefly Scot.
  1. spongy; loose-textured.
  2. (of a vegetable or fruit) overripe.
  3. (of a person) fat; flabby.
  4. Informal. dull-witted; stupid; fatheaded.
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Origin of fozy

1815–25; compare Dutch voos spongy, Low German fussig
Related formsfo·zi·ness, noun
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  • The oranges look well outside, but the moment you have penetrated the rind, you find that they have been boiled and are fozy.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 70, No. 434, December, 1851