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Meaning of FLYBLOWN

Pronunciation:  'flI`blown

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  especially of reputation; "the senator's seriously damaged reputation"; "a flyblown reputation"; "a tarnished reputation"; "inherited a spotted name"
  2. [adj]  foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"
  3. [adj]  spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots"

FLYBLOWN is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: besmirched, blemished, damaged, dirty, maggoty, soiled, sordid, spotted, squalid, stained, stale, sullied, tainted, tarnished, unclean



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fly"blown`\, a.
Tainted or contaminated with flyblows; damaged; foul.

      Wherever flyblown reputations were assembled.

Thesaurus Terms
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