Complete Definition of "lousy"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊzi|-aÊzi

Adjective
en-adj|lousier|lousiest

  1. Remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded.

#* No offense, but your cooking is lousy.

  1. Infested with lice.

#colloquial Filled or packed with something.
#*The place was lousy with students.

Usage notes
In the first half of the 20th century, it was a highly offensive insult.
Now considered a rather mild or dated term.

Translations
trans-top|Remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded
German: lausig
trans-mid
Swedish: värdelös, urusel, botten
trans-bottom

trans-top|Infested with lice
German: verlaust
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|вÑивÑй|tr=všívyj
Swedish: nedlusad, lusig
trans-bottom

trans-top|Filled with
trans-mid
Swedish: packat, fullt med
trans-bottom

Related terms
louse

fr:lousy
it:lousy
pl:lousy
fi:lousy
te:lousy
vi:lousy
zh:lousy

Revision and Credits for"lousy"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2021 All rights reserved.