Sami J (skittles22088) wrote in 1word1day,
Sami J
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frowzy

frowzy or frowsy, adjective

FROW-zee

1 - messy or shabby in personal appearance or manner of dress
2 - In North America.  unpleasant to be in because of mustiness, staleness, or a bad smell

The origin is unknown, but the first known use is from 1681.

Examples:
For the sake of their image, the band members transformed themselves from clean-cut lads to frowzy rockers.
Joe's house was unlivable after the flood due to its frowzy smell.
Tags: adjective, f, unknown etymology, wordsmith: skittles22088
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