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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
blousy or blowsy or blowzy
1. Having a coarsely ruddy complexion.
From English dialect blowze (wench). Earliest documented use: around 1770.
"She appears transformed from the dowdy, blousy woman with big hair."
Hillary in the Oval Office; Irish Independent (Dublin); Mar 25, 2006.
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