What is another word for lousy?

Synonyms for lousy
ˈlaʊ zilousy

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term lousy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinkyadjective

    very bad

    "a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"

    Synonyms:
    noisome, icky, malodorous, filthy, smelly, crappy, fetid, ill-smelling, malodourous, ill-scented, foetid, foul, rotten, unpleasant-smelling, stinky, decayed, dirty, rotted, gooey, stinking, shitty, foul-smelling, funky

    Antonyms:
    good, nice, clean

  2. lousyadjective

    infested with lice

    "burned their lousy clothes"

    Synonyms:
    stinking, shitty, icky, rotten, stinky, filthy, crappy, dirty

    Antonyms:
    clean, good, nice

  3. dirty, filthy, lousyadjective

    vile; despicable

    "a dirty (or lousy) trick"; "a filthy traitor"

    Synonyms:
    soiled, cruddy, smutty, unsporting, unsportsmanlike, stinky, dingy, crappy, filthy, cheating(a), nasty, stinking, unclean, rotten, shitty, pestiferous, marked-up, ill-gotten, foul, contaminating, sordid, icky, dirty, muddy, muddied

    Antonyms:
    good, clean, nice

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lousy":

    miserable, rotten, bad, wretched, measly, ugly, pathetic

How to pronounce lousy?

How to say lousy in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#841bad
#4328dirty
#7683nasty
#7689ugly
#9379funky
#9718foul
#10218rotten
#17102miserable
#18127pathetic
#18321muddy
#19359filthy
#20709crappy
#24941lousy
#30005smelly
#30945wretched
#31592shitty
#34771stinky
#35691soiled
#37000unclean
#45047stinking
#47520sordid
#49780gooey
#52885decayed
#55025icky
#58167contaminating
#58318dingy
#68555measly
#72813rotted
#104208unsportsmanlike
#116654fetid
#135003muddied
#140999smutty
#160064cruddy
#190598unsporting
#195362malodorous
#227568noisome

How to use lousy in a sentence?

  1. Joel Dudley:

    The title of the talk that I usually give is,' I Went Looking for Drug Targets, and All I found Were These Lousy Viruses,'.

  2. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    Senate Democrats have a lousy record to live down.

  3. James Thurber:

    It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy.

  4. Larry Pratt:

    Christian doctrine teaches that man is fallen. He's sinful and our natural tendency is to do bad things, so, especially in a church, we ought to be alert to the fact that there might be a dirt bag on the loose. ... To try to assume that no defense is a good defense is a lousy theology.

  5. Newt Gingrich:

    I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics.

Images & Illustrations of lousy

  1. lousy
    lousy
    lousy
    lousy
    lousy

Translations for lousy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for lousy »

Translation

Find a translation for the lousy synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"lousy." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 27 Sep. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/lousy>.

Discuss these lousy synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for lousy?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. heavy
    • B. perky
    • C. chirpy
    • D. floaty

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for lousy: