Lousiness



[lou-zee] /ˈlaʊ zi/

adjective, lousier, lousiest.
1.
infested with lice.
2.
Informal.

Idioms
3.
lousy with, Slang. well supplied with or filled with, often to excess: Our city is lousy with bad drivers.
I wish I were lousy with money like my boss.
/ˈlaʊzɪ/
adjective lousier, lousiest
1.
(slang) very mean or unpleasant: a lousy thing to do
2.
(slang) inferior or bad: this is a lousy film
3.
infested with lice
4.
(foll by with) (slang)

adj.

mid-14c., lousi, “infested with lice,” from louse + -y (2). Figurative use as a generic adjective of abuse dates from late 14c.; sense of “swarming with” (money, etc.) is American English slang from 1843. Related: Lousiness.

adjective

Bad; nasty; crummy: Crab was all she ever did. What a lousy sport/ Yuh lousy boob (1690+)

adverb

: I did pretty lousy on that test

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