lousy

(redirected from lousiness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to lousiness: louse

pe·dic·u·lous

(pĕ-dik'yū-lŭs),
Infested with lice.
Synonym(s): lousy

lousy

(lou′zē)
adj. lous·ier, lous·iest
Infested with lice.

lous′i·ly adv.
lous′i·ness n.

lousy

Microbiology
adjective Louse-infested.
 
Vox populi
adjective A colloquial term referring to a state of physical malaise, as in feeling lousy.
References in periodicals archive ?
I believe there are no better witnesses to the lousiness of taxi services here other than women themselves.
There is "the inescapable lousiness of growing old," yes, but also "the toss of her gold earrings,/Their proud carnal assertion" (TS 56).
Over the past five years or so, there has been an increasing recognition, especially among branded companies, to demonstrate greater concern or the environment, (he well-being of their communities and the sustainability of their lousiness practices.
My dad left corporate America to open a gourmet food lousiness.
Cushman & Wakefield Soncenblick Goldman's Global Hospitality Group announced that the Hilton Long Island/Huntington, a 304-room hotel on the Route 110 lousiness corridor in the center of Long Island, has been sold by an institutional ownership group to Prudential Real Estate Investors and The Dow Hotel Company.
Here's a werewolf movie guaranteed to have you howling with horror, a lump of lupine lousiness so rubbish you'll be rooting for the monster right from the start.
We're working to help educate the employee not to get an injury," says Cindy Ross, account executive, lousiness development.
However, Civil War was widely panned on its first showing - one critic wrote that "nothing prepared me for the sheer lousiness of the actual programme" - and is produced not by the BBC but by the Open University.
When the researchers counted lice by washing them off the pigeons, however, the difference in lousiness disappeared.