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frowzy

or frouz路y

[ frou-zee ]
/ 藞fra蕣 zi /
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adjective, frowz路i路er, frowz路i路est.
dirty and untidy; slovenly.
ill-smelling; musty.
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Origin of frowzy

First recorded in 1675鈥85; origin uncertain

OTHER WORDS FROM frowzy

frowz路i路ly, adverbfrowz路i路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for frowzy

frowzy

frouzy or frowsy

/ (藞fra蕣z瑟) /

adjective frowzier, frowziest, frouzier, frouziest, frowsier or frowsiest
untidy or unkempt in appearance; shabby
ill-smelling; frowsty

Derived forms of frowzy

frowziness, frouziness or frowsiness, noun

Word Origin for frowzy

C17: of unknown origin
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