Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Infested with lice.
  • adj. Extremely contemptible; nasty: a lousy trick.
  • adj. Very painful or unpleasant: a lousy headache.
  • adj. Inferior or worthless: a lousy play.
  • adj. Slang Abundantly supplied: lousy with money.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded; mean, contemptible.
  • adj. Infested with lice.
  • adj. Filled or packed with something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Infested with lice.
  • adj. Mean; contemptible.
  • adj. Very bad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Infested with lice.
  • Hence Degraded; mean; contemptible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. vile; despicable
  • adj. infested with lice
  • adj. very bad

Etymologies

From louse +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

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