"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Tuesday, 8 March 2011


Frouzy is an old alternative spelling of frowsy - negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt.

"As usual, the frouzy old woman was sat beside the fire, smoking away on her little black pipe."

1 comment:

  1. That is just the word for the four-legged little old frouzy lady sharing the flat with me!
    (Although she never smokes)