HyperDic: flyblown

English > 3 senses of the word flyblown:
ADJECTIVEallflyblown, maggotyspoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
allflyblown, squalid, sordidfoul and run-down and repulsive
allflyblownespecially of reputation
English > flyblown: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningspoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies.
Example"flyblown meat"
Synonymmaggoty
BroaderstaleLacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
Spanishagusanado
English > flyblown: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfoul and run-down and repulsive.
Example"a flyblown bar on the edge of town"
Synonymssqualid, sordid
Broaderdirty, soiled, uncleanSoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
Spanishmiserable, sórdido
Catalanmiserable, sòrdid
English > flyblown: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningespecially of reputation.
Example"a flyblown reputation"
Broaderblemishedmarred by imperfections
Spanishdañado, manchado
Catalandanyat, deshonorat, infamat, tacat

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