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1. lousy

adjective. ['ˈlaʊzi'] very bad.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • rotten
  • shitty
  • icky
  • stinking
  • crappy

Antonyms

  • better
  • worthiness
  • desirability
  • advisability

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • louse (English)
  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Lousy

  • drowsy

Sentences with lousy


1. Adjective
One other safe but lousy method is using the defrost setting on your microwave.

Quotes about lousy


1. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
- Bill Gates

2. Some major writers have a huge impact, like Ayn Rand, who to my mind is a lousy fiction writer because her writing has no compassion and virtually no humor. She has a philosophical and economical message that she is passing off as fiction, but it really isn't fiction at all.
- Theodore Sturgeon

3. Like all of my friends, she's a lousy judge of character.
- David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day

2. lousy

adjective. ['ˈlaʊzi'] infested with lice.

Synonyms

  • soiled
  • unclean

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • obedient
  • best

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • louse (English)
  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. lousy

adjective. ['ˈlaʊzi'] vile; despicable.

Synonyms

  • dirty
  • nasty
  • awful

Antonyms

  • goodness
  • asset
  • soundness
  • unregretful

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • louse (English)
  • lows (Middle English (1100-1500))
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