lousy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lousy” in the English Dictionary

"lousy" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈlaʊ.zi/ informal

lousy adjective (BAD)

very ​bad: lousy ​food/​service a lousy ​book I had a lousy ​weekend. I ​feel lousy - I'm going ​home.

lousy adjective (INSULTING)

[before noun] used to say that you ​feelinsulted by something: All he ​offered me was a lousy 20 ​bucks (= a ​smallamount of ​money)!

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

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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…
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