flyblown : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
- s foul and run-down and repulsive
a flyblown bar on the edge of town
- s especially of reputation
a flyblown reputation
- His description of a prison shack in what he calls "the garden," a flyblown island of mud and compacted human waste where the cons passed their days, reminded me of a scuzzy .
- In the flyblown Albanian capital of Tirana, tough police had marched into and taken over five buildings that once served as Soviet embassy headquarters, before the two countries .
- This thesis might be set down as film fatuity and the picture destined simply as another flyblown feature, if it were not for the name of WALLACE REID woven in lurid letters .
- Wilfred Thesiger in Corvallis Gazette Times
It seemed to me tragic that they should become, as the result of circumstances beyond their control, a parasitic proletariat squatting around oil-fields in the flyblown squalor of shanty towns in some of the most sterile country in the world,...