noun, plural lice [lahys] /laɪs/ for 1-3, lous·es for 4.
verb (used with object), loused, lous·ing.
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Origin of louse
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Example sentences from the Web for louse
His spineless duplicity confirms that the good guy is actually pretty much a louse.Bravo’s ‘Online Dating Rituals’ Reveals American Males Are Creepy and Want Sex|Emily Shire|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This not only makes you look like a louse, it makes you look like a helpless, bed-wetting man-child.Arnold's Divorce Scandal: 7 Basic Tips for Horny Politicians|Michelle Cottle|May 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
When Silajdzic raised this, Milosevic said, “I am not a louse,” and yielded immediately.
On the coast of Essex the name "quay-lowders" is given to these crustaceans, "lowder" being apparently an old plural of louse.The British Woodlice|Wilfred Mark Webb
It is peculiar to the louse tribe (Pediculid), and it consists of the tubulet (Tubulus), and siphuncle (Siphunculus).An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
I wanted to see the louse punished for every second of worry, for Lomax, for Hendrix—even for Grundy.Let'em Breathe Space|Lester del Rey
The louse iz a familiar animal, very sedentary in hiz habits, not apt tew git lost.The Complete Works of Josh Billings|Henry W. Shaw
We asked if any person in the company would favor us with a louse.