Meaning of “frowsty” in the English Dictionary


"frowsty" in English

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uk /ˈfraʊ.sti/ us /ˈfraʊ.sti/ UK informal disapproving

Examples from literature

  • For surely she was in exile there, an exile from all the fun and frolic and, fury of life, marooned in weary isolation, on a high stool, in a frowsty table d'hôte, in the living heart of London. 

(Definition of “frowsty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)