louse

Definition of louse

noun:

  • wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals. Synonyms: sucking louse.
  • a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect. Synonyms: dirt ball, insect, worm.
  • any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants. Synonyms: plant louse.
  • wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds. Synonyms: bird louse, biting louse.

Related words

adelgid, aphid, cootie, crab, psylla, psyllid.

Words nearby louse

blouse, bouse, douse, house, loose, lose, loupe, lousy, mouse, ouse, rouse, souse.

Rhymes with louse

blouse, boathouse, bouse, crouse, douse, dowse, espouse, gauss, grouse, house, laos, mouse, rouse, spouse, strauss.

Start with louse

louseworts, lousewort, louses, loused.

End with louse

blouse, overblouse, booklouse, delouse.

More information about louse

louse unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • louse is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 5 points
  • louse is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 5 points
  • louse is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 7 points
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