Definitions for lousyˈlaʊ zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lous•yˈlaʊ zi(adj.)lous•i•er, lous•i•est.

  1. infested with lice.

  2. Informal. mean; contemptible: wretchedly bad; miserable:

    That was a lousy thing to do.

    a lousy job of repainting.

    Category: Informal

Idioms for lousy:

  1. lousy with,Slang. well supplied with:

    lousy with money.

    Category: Idiom, Status (usage)

Origin of lousy:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky(adj)

    very bad

    "a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"

  2. lousy(adj)

    infested with lice

    "burned their lousy clothes"

  3. dirty, filthy, lousy(adj)

    vile; despicable

    "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lousy(adjective)ˈlaʊ zi

    of poor quality; = terrible, awful

    The food was lousy.; a lousy movie

  2. lousyˈlaʊ zi

    to feel sick

  3. lousyˈlaʊ zi

    to feel guilty or ashamed

    I felt lousy about what I'd said to her.


  1. lousy(Adjective)

    Remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded; mean, contemptible.

  2. lousy(Adjective)

    Infested with lice.

  3. lousy(Adjective)

    Filled or packed with something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lousy(adj)

    infested with lice

  2. Lousy(adj)

    mean; contemptible; as, lousy knave

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having lice.

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