having a coarse, ruddy complexion.
disheveled in appearance; unkempt.
At the Sign of the Cat and Racket Honore de Balzac
Tatterdemalion John Galsworthy
The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh William Makepeace Thackeray
The English Orphans Mary Jane Holmes
Bunner Sisters Edith Wharton
One-Act Plays Various
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25) Robert Louis Stevenson
Cavanagh: Forest Ranger Hamlin Garland
Belford’s Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889 Various
Allan and the Holy Flower H. Rider Haggard
adjective blowsier, blowsiest, blowzier, blowziest
(esp of a woman) untidy in appearance; slovenly or sluttish
(of a woman) ruddy in complexion; red-faced
blowzy. having a coarse, ruddy complexion. disheveled in appearance; unkempt. Historical Examples Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston Men of Iron Howard Pyle adj.
blox Historical Examples The Bradys’ Chinese Clew Francis Worcester Doughty
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