Definitions for (adjective) flyblown

Main entry: flyblown

Definition: especially of reputation

Usage: a flyblown reputation


Main entry: flyblown, squalid, sordid

Definition: foul and run-down and repulsive

Usage: a flyblown bar on the edge of town; a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town; squalid living conditions; sordid shantytowns


Main entry: flyblown, maggoty

Definition: spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies

Usage: flyblown meat; a sack of maggoty apricots