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Floozy

noun metonymy
From the speaker: “a dim side chick.” A woman who is promiscuous and of low moral character.
 
He was hanging with his floozies.
Etymology : This is an example of metonymy because the word may originate from 1890s slang “flossy”, meaning frilly and fancy, like clothes that such a woman might wear. This particular word was used in order to show distaste for both the women and the male subject of the conversation, who the speaker was implying had low moral standards for associating with the women.
Source : Student referring to another, male student, September 2018.
Last modified: 29 November 2018


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