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Synonyms of lousy in English:


  • 1 informal he had been a lousy husband
    awful, terrible, appalling, abysmal, very bad, atrocious, desperate, unspeakable, frightful, miserable;
    poor, incompetent, inadequate, unsatisfactory, inferior, not up to scratch, careless, second-rate, shoddy, slovenly
    informal rotten, pathetic, useless, hopeless
    British informal duff, poxy, rubbish, pants, a load of pants
    [Antonyms] good, competent
  • 2 informal the lousy, double-crossing snake!
    despicable, contemptible, dirty, low, mean, base, low-down, hateful, detestable, loathsome, vile, wicked, vicious
    informal rotten, no-good
    [Antonyms] good, decent
  • 3 lousy bedclothes
    [Antonyms] clean, fumigated
  • 4 informal Doc Reid dishes me out a few vitamin pills when I'm feeling lousy
    British  off, off colour
    British informal grotty, ropy
    vulgar slang crappy
    [Antonyms] well, healthy
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