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Dictionary definition for: Flyblown

1. (s) spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown meat" "a sack of maggoty apricots"

2. (s) foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge of town" "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town" "squalid living conditions" "sordid shantytowns"

3. (s) especially of reputation; "the senator''s seriously damaged reputation" "a flyblown reputation" "a tarnished reputation" "inherited a spotted name"

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