adjective, frowz·i·er, frowz·i·est.
Origin of frowzy
Examples from the Web for frowzy
She had pinned a cap in hot haste on her frowzy head of red hair, and was struggling to tie an apron as she opened the door.
By day the streets are a depression, with their frowzy doss-houses and their vapor-baths.Modern Essays|John Macy
The frowzy woman with the bleached hair happened to come in at that moment; or had she been spying through a crack of the door?The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
No gentle blood in him, no hospitality, not even pleasant language, nor a good new oath in his frowzy pate!
Other short and frowzy alleys run against the soiled chalk, and end there with a whimsical abruptness.The Dover Road|Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for frowzy
frouzy or frowsy
adjective frowzier, frowziest, frouzier, frouziest, frowsier or frowsiest
Word Origin for frowzy
Word Origin and History for frowzy
also frowsy, 1680s, possibly related to dialectal frowsty (q.v.).