[louuh r-ing, lou-er-] /ˈlaʊər ɪŋ, ˈlaʊ ər-/
[louuh r, lou-er] /laʊər, ˈlaʊ ər/
verb (used without object), noun
a variant spelling of lower2
“to frown,” late 13c. variant of lower (v.2). Related: Loured; louring.
[louuh r-ee, lou-uh-ree] /ˈlaʊər i, ˈlaʊ ə ri/ adjective 1. .
[noun lous; verb lous, louz] /noun laʊs; verb laʊs, laʊz/ noun, plural lice [lahys] /laɪs/ (Show IPA), for 1–3, louses for 4. 1. any small, wingless insect of the order Anoplura (sucking louse) parasitic on humans and other mammals and having mouthparts adapted for sucking, as Pediculus humanus (body louse or head louse) and Phthirius […]
/ˈlaʊzər/ noun 1. (Irish, slang) a mean nasty person
[lous-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈlaʊsˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Pedicularis, of the figwort family, as the wood betony, formerly supposed to cause in sheep feeding on it: one species, P. furbishiae (Furbish lousewort) of parts of Maine and New Brunswick, Canada, having finely toothed leaves and a cluster of yellow flowers, is […]