Adjective > Lousy

Adjective – Lousy


1 : bad or poor

She got lousy grades in high school.

I like the work, but the pay is lousy.

He was a lousy husband.

of poor quality : not good or skillful

They did a lousy job.

a lousy cook/driver

a lousy performance

— often + at or with

He is lousy (=terrible) at sports/math/cooking.

She’s lousy with kids.

2 : not well or healthy

We could see that she was feeling lousy. (=feeling ill)

He drank too much and felt lousy the next morning.