Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. louse

noun. ['ˈlaʊs'] wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals.

Synonyms

  • Pediculus corporis
  • body louse
  • Phthirius pubis
  • crab
  • common louse
  • Pediculus capitis
  • sucking louse
  • Anoplura
  • Pediculus humanus
  • cootie
  • crab louse
  • order Anoplura
  • insect
  • pubic louse

Antonyms

  • stand still

Etymology

  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Featured Games

Rhymes with Louse

  • boathouse
  • strouse
  • strauss
  • strause
  • straus
  • sprouse
  • schaus
  • espouse
  • spouse
  • smouse
  • shouse
  • prouse
  • krouse
  • krauss
  • kraus
  • klaus
  • grouse
  • crouse
  • brouse
  • youse
  • rousse
  • rouse
  • mouse
  • laos
  • knouse
  • house
  • hauss
  • hause
  • haus
  • gauss

How do you pronounce louse?

Pronounce louse as laʊs.

US - How to pronounce louse in American English

UK - How to pronounce louse in British English

Sentences with louse


1. Noun, singular or mass
An adult louse is about the size of a sesame seed and is yellow to brown in color.

2. bark-louse

noun. any of several insects living on the bark of plants.

Synonyms

  • bark louse

3. louse

noun. ['ˈlaʊs'] wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds.

Synonyms

  • Mallophaga
  • Menopon palladum
  • order Mallophaga
  • biting louse
  • chicken louse
  • Menopon gallinae
  • shaft louse
  • insect

Etymology

  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. louse

noun. ['ˈlaʊs'] any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants.

Synonyms

  • aphid
  • grape louse
  • Phylloxera vitifoleae
  • adelgid
  • jumping plant louse
  • psyllid
  • homopterous insect
  • grape phylloxera
  • plant louse
  • homopteran
  • oak blight

Etymology

  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. louse

noun. ['ˈlaʊs'] a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect.

Synonyms

  • dirt ball
  • insect
  • unpleasant person
  • disagreeable person

Etymology

  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lus (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Synonym.com