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lousy

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Adjective

lousy (comparative lousier, superlative lousiest)

Positive
lousy

Comparative
lousier

Superlative
lousiest

  1. Remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded.
    • No offense, but your cooking is lousy.
  2. Infested with lice.
  3. (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.

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