His spineless duplicity confirms that the good guy is actually pretty much a louse.
When Silajdzic raised this, Milosevic said, “I am not a louse,” and yielded immediately.
This not only makes you look like a louse, it makes you look like a helpless, bed-wetting man-child.
The girl's mother in Warsaw sent the "louse soldier" the food, and he relayed it to Berlin.
Said the other: "I will become a louse, so as to be able to stay always in her bosom."
The woman has a black eye, and he is a louse—he gave her a black eye, but we must consider why did he give her a black eye.
The man might be a louse, but he was also a fighting machine of first order, still.
There's always stuff in the way to louse up a good flight plan.
"I too know it wasn't a louse," he answered, looking strangely at her.
Blouse—blouse—take off the 'b' 'n' she spells l-o-u-s-e, louse!
"parasitic insect infecting human hair and skin," Old English lus, from Proto-Germanic *lus (cf. Old Norse lus, Middle Dutch luus, Dutch luis, Old High German lus, German Laus), from PIE *lus- "louse" (cf. Welsh lleuen "louse"). Slang meaning "obnoxious person" is from 1630s. The plural lice (Old English lys) shows effects of i-mutation. The verb meaning "to clear of lice" is from late 14c.; to louse up "ruin, botch" first attested 1934, from the literal sense (of bedding), from 1931.
n. pl. lice (līs)
Any of numerous small, flat-bodied, wingless biting or sucking insects of the orders Mallophaga or Anoplura, many of which are external parasites on humans.