blowzy


adjective, blows·i·er, blows·i·est

  1. having a coarse, ruddy complexion.
  2. disheveled in appearance; unkempt.

adjective blowsier, blowsiest, blowzier or blowziest

  1. (esp of a woman) untidy in appearance; slovenly or sluttish
  2. (of a woman) ruddy in complexion; red-faced
adj.

c.1770, from obsolete blouze (1570s), “wench, beggar’s trull,” perhaps originally a cant term, + -y (2).

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