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Synonyms for lousy
ˈlaʊ zi

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  1. icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky(adj)

    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. lousy(adj)

    infested with lice

    "burned their lousy clothes"

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

    Antonyms:
    clean, good, nice

  3. dirty, filthy, lousy(adj)

    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?

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#116654fetid
#135003muddied
#140999smutty
#160064cruddy
#190598unsporting
#195362malodorous
#227568noisome

How to use lousy in a sentence?

  1. Rita Rudner:

    My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow.

  2. Donald Sterling:

    In your lousy f**ing Instagrams, you don't have to have yourself with -- walking with black people.

  3. Donald Trump:

    These people on the other side, these people are crazy. They want to take it away, give you lousy health care, we are making your Medicare even better and we're not letting anyone, it will never be taken away from you.

  4. Lily Tomlin:

    Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working Americans. It is the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.

  5. Donald Trump:

    You have a lousy record - 16 years you haven’t picked a winner. Please pick a winner this time.


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