Definition of lousiness in US English:

lousiness

noun

  • See lousy

    • ‘The silk produced by the bivoltine races of silkworms possesses superior neatness and cleanliness, is without lousiness and has high tensile strength and stands to the international A grade.’
    • ‘Of course, you won't achieve any degree of lousiness unless you do this to excess.’
    • ‘The fact that it was only the second day of his life in no way diminished it's lousiness.’
    • ‘Despite its visual coolness and interesting non-linear and cyclical narrative style, as an enjoyable movie it fails, mostly due to its overall lousiness.’
    • ‘20 animals from a mob of 323 mixed age merino ewes displaying obvious symptoms of lousiness, such as rubbed out flanks and matted fleeces, were inspected for lice.’

Pronunciation

lousiness

/ˈlaʊzinəs//ˈlouzēnəs/