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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈflaɪˌbləʊn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈflaɪˌbloʊn/
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AdjectiveEdit

flyblown (comparative more flyblown, superlative most flyblown)

  1. contaminated with flyblows
    • Shakespeare, Henry VI Part 1, Act IV, Scene 7:
      Him that thou magnifiest with all these titles
      Stinking and fly-blown lies here at our feet.
  2. tainted
  3. sordid, squalid

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