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Definition of delouse verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

delouse

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈlaʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈlaʊs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they delouse
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈlaʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈlaʊs//
 
he / she / it delouses
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈlaʊsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈlaʊsɪz//
 
past simple deloused
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈlaʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈlaʊst//
 
past participle deloused
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈlaʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈlaʊst//
 
-ing form delousing
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈlaʊsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈlaʊsɪŋ//
 
Styling hair
 
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delouse somebody/something to remove lice (= small insects) from somebody’s hair or from an animal’s coat See related entries: Styling hair
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: delouse