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Meaning of LOSER

Pronunciation:  'loozur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a gambler who loses a bet
  2. [n]  a contestant who loses the contest
  3. [n]  a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
 

LOSER is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: also-ran, failure, nonstarter, unsuccessful person
 
 Antonyms: achiever, succeeder, success, victor, winner
 
 See Also: bankrupt, contestant, dud, flash in the pan, flop, gambler, insolvent, underdog, unfortunate, unfortunate person, washout

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Los"er\, n.
One who loses. --South.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

An unexpectedly bad situation, program, programmer, or person. Someone who habitually loses. (Even winners can lose occasionally). Someone who knows not and knows not that he knows not. Emphatic forms are "real loser", "total loser", and "complete loser" (but not **"moby loser", which would be a contradiction in terms).

See luser.

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Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: also-ran, bankrupt, bomb, booby, bummer, bust, clinker, con, defeatee, duck, dud, failure, fall guy, false alarm, fiasco, flop, game loser, good loser, good sport, hardcase, hard-luck guy, jailbird, lag, lemon, misfit, nebbish, poor unfortunate, sad sack, schlemiel, schlimazel, sport, stooge, sure loser, the vanquished, underdog, unfortunate, victim, washout
 

 

 

 

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