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adj. lous·i·er, lous·i·est
1. Inferior or worthless: a lousy play.
2. Extremely contemptible; nasty: a lousy trick.
3. Sick or unwell: I feel really lousy.
4. Infested with lice.
5. Slang Abundantly supplied: lousy with money.

lous′i·ly adv.
lous′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lousiness - infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
head lice, pediculosis capitis - infestation of the scalp with lice
pediculosis corporis - infestation of body skin with lice
crabs, pediculosis pubis - infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice
2.lousiness - the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotionslousiness - the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions; "the vileness of his language surprised us"
odiousness, offensiveness, distastefulness - the quality of being offensive
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(laus) plural lice (lais) noun
a type of wingless, blood-sucking insect, sometimes found on the bodies of animals and people.
lousy (ˈlauzi) adjective
1. having lice.
2. really terrible. I'm a lousy cook.
ˈlousiness noun
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