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Meaning of LOUSY

Pronunciation:  'lawzee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  infested with lice; "burned their lousy clothes"
  2. [adj]  (informal) very bad; "a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"
  3. [adj]  vile; despicable; "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"

LOUSY is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: awful, bad, crappy, dirty, filthy, icky, nasty, rotten, shitty, soiled, stinking, stinky, unclean



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lous"y\, a.
1. Infested with lice.

2. Mean; contemptible; as, lousy knave. [Vulgar]

   Such lousy learning as this is.             --Bale.

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