Translation of lousy in Spanish:
adjective -sier, -siest
- 1 1.1 (bad) [colloquial](food/weather)a lousy film/party
asqueroso [colloquial]una película/fiesta malísimauna película/fiesta de mierda [vulgar]we had a lousy timelo pasamos pésimo or (Spain tb) fatal [colloquial]that's the lousiest trick in the book¡qué cochinada más grande! [colloquial]he's a lousy drivermaneja or (Spain) conduce pésimoI'm feeling lousy todayhoy me siento pésimohoy estoy fatal (Spain) [colloquial]I'm lousy at languages/spellingsoy un desastre para los idiomas/en ortografía [colloquial]I got a lousy $50me saqué 50 cochinos dólares [colloquial]me saqué 50 chingados dólares (Mexico) [vulgar]Example sentences
- Thus, the fight to improve lousy schools so that poor, bright children stand a better chance of getting to good universities on merit is utterly undermined.
- As usual, it's overwhelmingly the rich who get the pleasure while the poor put up with lousy services and fares which have rocketed since deregulation.
- Initially, customers groused about a grinding gear shift, poor air-conditioning, and lousy tires.
Example sentences1.2 (swarming) [slang] (predicative) to be lousy
- If we want to discourage violence and aggression in our country, we need to look at its causes and I doubt that all this anger stemmed from a few lousy films!
- Of course, after that incident, she seemed less than inclined to go see those lousy, no-good idiots anyway.
- You enjoy seeing me suffer, don't you, you no-good, lousy harpy of a nurse?
- I came down with a cold the day Max and I flew out of Seattle, and I was very cranky to think that I was going to be sick and feeling lousy all weekend.
- I was feeling lousy and sick and rowed as badly as I had at the beginning of the week.
- If you get a little behind each day, by the end of the week you'll be severely dehydrated, feeling lousy, and riding poorly.
withsomethinghe was lousy with moneyestaba forrado (de dinero) [colloquial]estaba podrido en plata or (Spain) podrido de dinero [colloquial]the place was lousy with copsel lugar estaba plagado de policíasExample sentences
- This town is lousy with cows.
- Every corner of this town, every street is lousy with associative action.
- The area was lousy with saloons, dime museums, oyster bars, minstrel theaters, and establishments promising women in varying states of undress.
- 2 (infested with lice)(hair/child)
lleno or plagado de piojosExample sentences
- This camp was lousy with lice and fleas, and it wasn't long before I was as lousy as the rest of the boys there.
- He was lousy with lice. If I hadn't hugged him he would have bothered me all afternoon.
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