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Late in the regular season, against three lousy defenses, he padded stats and started connecting on deep balls.

YouTube is lousy with Christmas and winter soundscapes, which I turn to every year, because California Christmas will always be just a touch disappointing to a Midwestern girl raised on drifting snow.

From Vox

For all these reasons, it would be misguided to treat lousy lying as a “cognitive failure”, as it clearly serves several social functions.

Challenger banks—some call them digital banks or neobanks—took off several years ago by exploiting customer frustration with the abusive fees and lousy mobile experience offered by incumbents.

From Fortune

One obvious factor shaking their faith is that growth has been lousy for decades.

Their intentions may be good, but their execution and insight are lousy.

Thailand has had a lousy track record with functioning democracy for many decades.

Peter Shumlin has been doing a lousy job and voters turned against him, even though he outspent his opponent five to one.

Not surprisingly, some around Barry Goldwater thought it was a lousy idea.

The Getaway Car is lousy with these throwaway lines and asides.

Frey's a private dick—a lousy one, reckless and careless, but still he's a dick and your story didn't go.

Got more loyalty to a lousy machine than to the whole human race.

Come one, come all—all you moth-eaten, lousy stiffs from Stiffville.

Several kinds of beetles are subject to lice, but particularly that kind called by way of eminence the lousy beetle.

And such a lousy, brawling lot of convicts I had never clapped eyes upon.


On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lousy, such as: awful, horrible, miserable, poor, rotten, and second-rate.

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