View definitions for lice


noun as in vermin

Discover More

Example Sentences

We’re still seeing kids with injuries, we’re still seeing kids with head lice.

From Time

She studies these animals in search of tiny lice that piggyback on them.

Those seal lice can survive crushing pressures too, Leonardi and her colleagues now report.

That could explain why adult lice handled high pressures better than the teen lice.

They exposed different groups of lice to a range of pressures for 10 minutes.

The good news about head lice is that they carry no human diseases—they just create a major annoyance.

The one that drives most families over the edge is head lice.

But first a word on human lice, a noble symbiote who has been working the primate circuit for millions of years.

Body lice though are important from a public health perspective.

She was in dirty clothes and suffered from numerous skin irritations, including head lice when she was rescued from the camp.

"Hon'lable p'lice patrol come 'long plenty soon," murmured Sin Sin Wa.

The presence of lice and of the Acarus Scabiei can bring about acute and severe skin eruptions.

The Tibetans dry the flowers of this plant and use them as a preventive against lice.

Said he, "If it were lice got you into that state, you'd be crawling with them."

For they multiply like lice, and are as poisonous as the snakes that crawl in the steppe of Muhan.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lice, such as: ant, flea, insect, mosquito, rodent, and bedbug.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.