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Definition 1: wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for louse in the sense of this definition

(louse is a kind of ...) small air-breathing arthropod

(... is a kind of louse ) head or body louse

(... is a kind of louse ) infests the head and body of humans

(... is a kind of louse ) a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings

(... is a kind of louse ) a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body

(... is a member of louse) sucking lice

Definition 2: any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for louse in the sense of this definition

(louse is a kind of ...) insects having membranous forewings and hind wings

(... is a kind of louse ) any of various small plant-sucking insects

(... is a kind of louse ) any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers

(... is a kind of louse ) destructive to various grape plants

(... is a kind of louse ) small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices

(... is a kind of louse ) a black plant louse that lives on oaks and dogwoods

Definition 3: wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for louse in the sense of this definition

(louse is a kind of ...) small air-breathing arthropod

(... is a kind of louse ) a louse parasitic on poultry

(... is a member of louse) biting lice

Definition 4: a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for louse in the sense of this definition

(louse is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

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