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lousy

adjective
 
 
/ˈlaʊzi/ informal
very bad: lousy food/service I felt lousy when I woke up this morning.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for badInformal words for badRubbish and wasteSerious and unpleasantNot of good quality
Translations of “lousy”
in Korean 형편 없는…
in Arabic رَديء لِلغاية…
in Portuguese nojento, horrível, que não presta…
in Catalan terrible…
in Japanese 質の悪い…
in Italian schifoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糟糕的,差勁的…
in Russian мерзкий, отвратительный…
in Turkish berbat, kötü, tatsız tuzsuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糟糕的,差劲的…
in Polish podły, kiepski…
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