Word: LOUSE

The word LOUSE has appeared in at least 99 clues on different crosswords.

LOUSE definition(s):

• A small wingless parasitic insect of the order Phthiraptera that lives on humans, other mammals and birds.

• worthless person

• a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

• (colloquial, dated, not usually used in plural form) A contemptible person; one who has recently taken an action considered deceitful or indirectly harmful.

• any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants

• louse (esp. a sucking louse)

• wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds

• wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals

• A small parasitic wingless insect of the order Phthiraptera.

• To remove lice from the body of a person or animal; to delouse.

• common name for animals

• insect

• A small parasitic wingless insect of the order Phthiraptera.

• A contemptible person; one who has recently taken an action considered deceitful or indirectly harmful.

Clue(s)
"""... scarce the soul of a ___"": Kipling"
"""To a ___"", Burns poem"
"""To a ___,"" Burns poem"
A real heel
Adult nit
Aphid
Asshole
Big nit
Blackguard
Botch (up)
Cad
Common parasite
Contemptible one
Contemptible person
Cootie
Crumb
Crumbum
Despicable character
Despicable one
Despicable person
Dirty dog
Dirty rat
Fink
Follower of book or wood
Former nit
Good-for-nothing
Heel
It could make you a nit picker
It might make you a nit-picker
It might make you a nitpicker
It might turn you into a nitpicker
Low-down character
Mess (up)
Nit
Nit layer
No-good guy
No-good heel
No-good one
No-good sort
No-goodnik
Nogoodnik
Parasite
Rat
Real heel
Real stinker
Reason to nitpick?
Robert Burns's 'To a ___'
Rotter
S.O.B.
Scoundrel
Screw (up)
Skunk
"Slang for spoil, with ""up."""
Sleaze
Sleazebag
Sleazy person
Small sucking parasite
"Spoil, with ""up"""
Stinker
Subject of a Burns poem
Tiny sucker
Unethical character
Unethical one
Unsavory character
Vile character
Wingless insect
Wingless parasite
"Wingless, bloodsucking insect"
___ things up (make a big mess)
___ up (botch)
___ up (bungle)
___ up (spoil)
Nit layer
Certain parasite
Good-for-nothing
Head bug
''Homeland'' channel, for short
Certain parasite
Certain parasite
Certain parasite
Certain parasite
Hair parasite
Adult nit
No-goodnik
Dirty dog
Ruin, with ''up''
Bloodsucking insect
Despicable character
Parasite with no wings
See a purpose to a most unpleasant creature
Certain parasite
Head parasite
Hair parasite
Certain parasite
Certain parasite
Hair parasite
Latin name of river insect
Certain parasite
Adult nit