louse up

loused up; lousing up; louses up

Definition of louse up

intransitive verb

: to make a mess

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Examples of louse up in a Sentence

everything is riding on this project, so we can't afford to louse up I loused up the wallpapering job in the bedroom—the seams show too much.

First Known Use of louse up

1934, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Louse up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/louse%20up. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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