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Synonyms for louse
laʊs; laʊzlouse

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  1. lousenoun


  2. lousenoun

    To remove lice from the body of a person or animal; to delouse.

    cootie, delouse

  3. lousenoun

    A contemptible person; one who has recently taken an action considered deceitful or indirectly harmful.

    maggot, worm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. louse, sucking lousenoun

    wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals

    plant louse, worm, bird louse, biting louse, sucking louse, insect, dirt ball

  2. worm, louse, insect, dirt ballnoun

    a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

    plant louse, biting louse, worm, bird louse, dirt ball, sucking louse, insect

  3. plant louse, lousenoun

    any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants

    plant louse, biting louse, bird louse, dirt ball, sucking louse, worm, insect

  4. bird louse, biting louse, lousenoun

    wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds

    plant louse, worm, biting louse, dirt ball, sucking louse, insect, bird louse

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  1. List of paraphrases for "louse":

    bastard, bitch

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How to use louse in a sentence?

  1. Danish proverb:

    When it rains on the priest, it dribbles on the bellringer. another: You can tell a louse by its walk.

  2. Proverb:

    An ape, a priest, and a louse, are three devils in one house

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