How to Pronounce louse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "louse" is [lˈa͡ʊs], [lˈa‍ʊs], [l_ˈaʊ_s].

"Louse" in context

Lice are small parasitic insects that feed on the blood of humans, birds and mammals. They are pests as they cause irritable itchy reactions on the skin. These insects have three main parts; head, abdomen and thorax. Their head has compound eyes, chewing parts and antennae. What makes them more distinctive is their special claws that help them grip onto hairs and fabric.

The most common type of lice is the head and body lice. They live in the scalp and hair and feed off small blood vessels in the skin.


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