lousy with

idiom

informal
: having too much or too many of (something)
Her family has a large estate. They are lousy with money.
That area is lousy with tourists.

Examples of lousy with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That whole area is lousy with incredible volcanoes... Discover Magazine, 8 Nov. 2010 That whole region is lousy with craggy mountains and volcanoes; click the link to get access to a huge version of this image and get an overview of this forbidding landscape. Discover Magazine, 8 Nov. 2010 Every page is lousy with stuff, as if Coenties Slip were an islet to which mounds of debris drifted from the mainland of New York. Jackson Arn, The New Yorker, 7 Aug. 2023 Grand Slam tournaments are tennis’s version of the Star Wars bar — lousy with past champions collecting pats on the back and paychecks to do television commentary or rub shoulders with sponsors. Matthew Futterman James Hill, New York Times, 5 June 2023 Grand Slam tournaments are tennis’s version of the Star Wars bar — lousy with past champions collecting pats on the back and paychecks to do television commentary or rub shoulders with sponsors. Matthew Futterman James Hill, New York Times, 5 June 2023 The state is also lousy with hummingbirds: about a dozen species can be spotted in southeastern Arizona each year. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 24 Nov. 2020 The pro ranks, especially on the men’s side, are lousy with nepo babies. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, 28 May 2023 The bottom was flat and sandy, though lousy with the white, dime-size half-shells of dead invasive Asian clams. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Aug. 2021 See More

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“Lousy with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lousy%20with. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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