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lousy

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adjective \ˈlau̇-zē\

Simple Definition of lousy

  • : bad or poor : of poor quality : not good or skillful

  • : not well or healthy

  • : not happy or pleased

Full Definition of lousy

lous·i·erlous·i·est

  1. 1 :  infested with lice

  2. 2 a :  totally repulsive :  contemptible b :  miserably poor or inferior <got lousy grades> c :  somewhat ill <felt lousy after dinner> d :  amply supplied :  replete <lousy with money>

  3. 3 of silk :  fuzzy and specked because of splitting of the fiber

lous·i·ly play \-zə-lē\ adverb
lous·i·ness play \-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of lousy

  1. She got lousy grades in high school.

  2. I like the work, but the pay is lousy.

  3. He was a lousy husband.

  4. They did a lousy job.

  5. He drank too much and felt lousy the next morning.

  6. It's a lousy, rainy day.

  7. That's a lousy way to treat a friend.



14th Century

First Known Use of lousy

14th century

Rhymes with lousy



LOUSY Defined for Kids

lousy

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adjective \ˈlau̇-zē\

Definition of lousy

lous·i·erlous·i·est

  1. 1 :  bad 1 <I had a lousy time.>

  2. 2 :  deserving disgust or contempt <That lousy liar!>




Medical Dictionary

lousy

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adjective \ˈlau̇-zē\

Medical Definition of lousy

lous·i·erlous·i·est

  1. :  infested with lice




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