lousy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “lousy” in the English Dictionary

"lousy" in British English

See all translations

lousyadjective

uk   /ˈlaʊ.zi/  us   /ˈlaʊ.zi/ informal
  • lousy adjective (FULL)

lousy with sth
mainly US used to say that something is ​full of something, or has too much of it: The internet is lousy with this ​kind of ​stuff.
(Definition of lousy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lousy" in American English

See all translations

lousyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈlɑʊ·zi/ infml
bad or ​unpleasant: The ​city does a lousy ​job of ​snowremoval. I ​thought the ​movie was lousy.
(Definition of lousy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lousy”
in Arabic رَديء لِلغاية…
in Korean 형편 없는…
in Portuguese nojento, horrível, que não presta…
in Catalan terrible…
in Japanese 質の悪い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糟糕的,差劲的…
in Turkish berbat, kötü, tatsız tuzsuz…
in Russian мерзкий, отвратительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糟糕的,差勁的…
in Italian schifoso…
in Polish podły, kiepski…
What is the pronunciation of lousy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“lousy” in British English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

nutty

containing, tasting of, or similar to nuts

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More