Definition of Louse up

1. Verb. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin. "The pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"




Definition of Louse up

1. Verb. (idiomatic colloquial) To mess up; to confuse; to put into a state of disorder. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Louse Up

lourie
lourier
louries
louriest
louring
lourings
louris
lours
loury
lous
louse-borne typhus
louse around
louse flies
louse fly
louse up (current term)
louseborne
loused
louselike
louses
lousewort
louseworts
lousicide
lousicides
lousier
lousiest
lousily
lousiness
lousinesses
lousing

Literary usage of Louse up

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1. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1907)
"To cut down mountain timber is louse up the strength of the soil with a bad and improvident heart, and so to invite great calamities. ..."

2. Adrift in America: Or, Work and Adventure in the States by Cecil Roberts (1891)
"... consists in banking the louse up all round with stable manure. If there is enough manure this is done to a thickness of several feet, and as high up as ..."

3. Italian Popular Tales by Thomas Frederick Crane (1885)
"Her mother told her and said : " Shut the louse up in a box and feed it. As soon as it is very large, we will have a pair of gloves made of its skin ; these ..."

4. Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical by James Robert Boyd (1862)
"But, above all, we admire Mr. Dana, more than any other American poet, because he "a* aimed not merely to please the imagination, but to louse up the soul ..."

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