frowsy :

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  • s  negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt

  • Slowly she ingratiated herself, devoting her tenacity, her resourcefulness, her frowsy full-blown beauty to the sordid ends of money and social position.
  • In any case, when the Gestapo pounced on the three of them in a frowsy little Montmartre hotel, Mathilde was more like a purring cat than a fighting tigress.
  • The chief of staff's normally impeccable office had become a frowsy litter of coffee cups, cigarette butts, carbines and musette bags.

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