or loo·ey, lou·ie


noun Slang.

a lieutenant of the armed forces.

Origin of looie

1915–20; respelling of lieu(tenant) + -ie
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Examples from the Web for looie

Historical Examples of looie

  • Do you want some smart Looie to come up here and chase us out?

    Aces Up

    Covington Clarke

  • McGee smiled, wondering what would be their reaction should he announce that “a Looie” was even now in their presence.

    Aces Up

    Covington Clarke

  • But it took me about ten minutes to see that my patent Oxfords, with the Looie heels, was never going to do for this work.

    Believe You Me!

    Nina Wilcox Putnam