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Meaning of LOUSY

Pronunciation:  'lawzee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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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