Most of us use the word lousy, meaning “bad, poor,” without thought as to where the word comes from. … The word comes from louse and the original meaning was “infested with lice.” Louse, in turn, is from the Old English lus, and has cognates throughout the Germanic languages.
Definition of lousy with
: having too much or too many of (something) Her family has a large estate. They are lousy with money. That area is lousy with tourists.
lousy with (something)
Having an abundance of something; having more of something than one needs or knows what to do with. We don’t need another accountant—we’re lousy with accountants!
mid-14c., lousi, “infested with lice,” from louse (n.) + -y (2). Figurative use as a generic adjective of abuse dates from late 14c.; sense of “swarming with” (money, etc.) is American English slang from 1843. Related: Lousiness.
If you describe someone as lousy, you mean that they are very bad at something they do. [informal]
marked lousy. branded as somebody bad. savvy. slang for understand (today it would mean good at something)
Definition of blighter
1 : one that blights. 2 chiefly British. a : a disliked or contemptible person. b : fellow, guy.
: a horse that is pale cream to gold in color and has a flaxen or white mane and tail.
adj. 1 lacking experience of life; immature.
2 Informal careless; untidy.
1, A lazy youth, a lousy age. 2, He blamed Fiona for a lousy weekend. 3, I’ve had a lousy day.
Yes, lousy is in the scrabble dictionary.
awful, terrible, appalling, abysmal, very bad, atrocious, desperate, unspeakable, frightful, miserable. poor, incompetent, inadequate, unsatisfactory, inferior, not up to scratch, careless, second-rate, shoddy, slovenly.
State or property of being lousy.
lynx. The lynx kept itself warm through the long, cold winter. a wildcat with thick, soft fur, a short tail, and tufted ears. bawling.
(informal) very bad synonym awful, terrible. What lousy weather! I’ve had a lousy day.
get wise (to someone or something)
To find out, become aware of, more fully understand, and/or no longer be deceived (by something or someone).
1 : the sum of two pennies. Note: Twopence is usually used of two British pennies. 2 plural twopence or twopences : a coin worth twopence.
Definition of turf out/off
: to force (someone) to leave a place or position She turfed him out of the house. He got turfed off the bus.
Lurking is lying hidden or moving about secretly, as if to ambush someone. In internet culture, it specifically refers to browsing social media sites or forums without engaging with other users.
: words or ideas that are foolish or untrue : nonsense The notion that Scott was waylaid by bad luck is “a lot of codswallop,” said Roland Huntford, a British historian.—
If you say that someone is beaming, you mean that they have a big smile on their face because they are happy, pleased, or proud about something. [written] Frances beamed at her friend with undisguised admiration.
1a : a hybrid between a horse and a donkey especially : the offspring of a male donkey and a mare. b : a self-sterile plant whether hybrid or not. c : a usually sterile hybrid. 2 : a very stubborn person.
1 : characterized by or proceeding from an intense and serious state of mind. 2 : grave, important. earnest. noun (1)
adjective. If you describe an experience or action as ignominious, you mean it is embarrassing because it shows a great lack of success. […] [formal]
Definition of callow
: lacking adult sophistication : immature callow youth callow newcomers. Other Words from callow Synonyms & Antonyms The Connection Between Callow and Baldness More Example Sentences Learn More About callow.
tousled hair looks untidy in an attractive way.
adjective. hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt: disheveled hair. untidy; disarranged: a disheveled appearance.
A louse is a tiny insect that lives on the skin of animals and people. If you find a louse in your hair, you’ll have to treat your scalp to get rid of any of its friends that might still be lurking there. Since they tend to travel in groups, the plural form of louse, lice, is much more common than the singular.
“People were injured in the massive earthquake.” “There was a massive outcry against the war.” “The country suffered a massive loss.” “He experienced massive success with his first book.”
Toxics is valid Scrabble Word.
lousy with them meaning origin
lousy with them meaning archer
lousy with pronunciation