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frouzy

[ frou-zee ]
/ ˈfraʊ zi /
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adjective, frouz·i·er, frouz·i·est.

a variant of frowzy.

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  • The frouzy cotton was visible at other places—peeping through various rents both in jacket and trousers.

  • Suddenly a frouzy-headed boy appeared in the roadway, his bare feet pattering rapidly.

    The Little Regiment|Stephen Crane
  • A swarm of naked brats with a frouzy Indian wife set up a howl of woe.

  • I envy his children (I am sure he has a frouzy, ragged brood of them) for they have at least somewhere to sleep.

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