What does the word lousy mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Infested with lice.

Usage examples for lousy

  1. Also, he allegedly said that in preaching on the Christmas holidays he told his people " that in the following days they might do their ordinary business, intending to cross that vulgar superstitious belief, that whoever works on any of those twelve days shall be lousy". – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. Unfortunately, the average American is entirely addicted to salt and thinks food tastes lousy without it. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  3. You run a lousy paper, and as a reader I have a right to complain! – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt