Definition of floozy in US English:

floozy

(also floozie, floosie)

noun

informal
  • A girl or a woman who has many casual sexual encounters or relationships.

    • ‘After 16 years, Hayes says she is still an ‘insatiable plant lover: I think of myself as a flower floozy.’’
    • ‘The long scene in which James lies in Josie's arms and confesses his worst sin - that he missed his mother's funeral because he was holed up drunk with a floozy - becomes a stirring act of sexual healing.’
    • ‘The beginning of this film shows former Brady mom Florence Henderson as a floozy wearing part of some smeared clown makeup.’
    • ‘For example, if you like the idea of being playfully seduced by 1890s Parisian floozies, you may want to catch A Night at the Moulin Rouge.’
    • ‘I am not a French floozy lured into Armand's little organisation by thoughts of glamour or whatever it is that draws people to that man.’
    • ‘He's still dancing with the floozy that had dragged him off at the beginning of the night which is quite surprising; I'd have thought that one of them would have ditched the other by now.’
    • ‘Even the local floozy Suzy looks like she smells of unshaved armpits, onions, and gin soaked halitosis.’
    • ‘What he may see as some harmless fun with floozies or a simple night clubbing becomes one more nail in the coffin of his reputation.’
    • ‘Equally outstanding is Miranda Richardson, who plays both Spider's mother and the floozy his dad brings home from the pub.’
    • ‘Radical feminists were in a frenzy that the judge had decided to allow DNA evidence which painted his accuser as a floozy.’
    • ‘He's busy, or at work, or off with his floozy of the moment.’
    • ‘Receiving an anonymous tip that her husband is fooling around with a floozy named Bridget the woman goes stomping out into the terrified city, bent on revenge.’
    • ‘Starring Linda Griffiths as Ripples, a boozing floozy with a weak spot for a pimp who throws her out, The Blues is darkly comical as it plays out the desperation and dreams of four characters in a dingy New York bar.’
    • ‘I don't know how many floozies I've had to beat off with a stick who were using me to get to him.’
    • ‘She made her screen debut in 1990 as Verna, a two-bit floozy in the Coen Brothers' Prohibition gangster saga Miller's Crossing.’
    • ‘This at first appears to be a forgotten reference to the round-heeled shoes worn by floozies in some historical period though, in fact having round heels just means she's more likely to fall over on her back: to be, literally, a pushover.’
    • ‘The blinding sheet rains back down upon us, laden with soggy trash tossed out by the infidel at the helm and the flame-haired floozy in the Band-Aid bikini sitting next to him.’
    • ‘I stood and approached the table, braced to counteract the floozy's attempt at lyrical, banana-rich muffin eroticism with my own rational, short-lined, logical narration.’
    • ‘If the large-breasted floozy in her designer duct-tape bustier can get attention, then why can't I?’
    • ‘Anyone who supposes modern British casinos to be peopled by Roger Moore lookalikes in white tuxedos and glamorous floozies in slinky dresses has clearly never visited one.’

Origin

Early 20th century: perhaps related to flossy or to dialect floosy ‘fluffy’.

Pronunciation

floozy

/ˈfluzi//ˈflo͞ozē/