Definitions

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  • adj. spongy; soft; fat and puffy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Spongy; soft; fat and puffy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spongy; soft; fat and puffy.

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Examples

  • Three fozy, foggy brothers -- what did the armies do for them?

    Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure

  • Just a plain, stout, fozy, sappy burrow-man, keeping a gospel shop, with scarcely so much of a man's parts as will let him fend a blow in the face.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • The language is out of condition: -- fat and fozy, thick-winded, purfled and plethoric.

    Famous Reviews

  • He maun be a saft sap, wi 'a head nae better than a fozy frosted turnip --- it wad hae ta'en a hantle o' them to scaur Andrew

    Rob Roy

  • Archie Gordon takin til himsel sic a wife! that a man like him, o 'guid report, and come to years o' discretion -- to think o 'brains like his turnin as fozy as an auld neep at sicht o' a bonny front til an ae wa 'hoose (_a house of but one wall_)!

    Heather and Snow

  • He maun be a saft sap, wi’ a head nae better than a fozy frosted turnip — it wad hae ta’en a hantle o’ them to scaur Andrew Fairservice out

    Rob Roy

  • He maun be a saft sap, wi 'a head nae better than a fozy frosted turnip -- it wad hae ta'en a hantle o' them to scaur Andrew Fairservice out o 'his tale. "

    Rob Roy — Volume 01

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  • Spongy, loose-textured; also of flesh. Figuratively, it can mean fat-witted; hence foziness.

    February 12, 2008