loser: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (l'zur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person, team, nation, etc., that loses: The visiting team was the loser in the series.
  2. a two-time loser.
    1. a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or, esp., a felony:a two-time loser.
    2. a person who has failed at a particular activity:a loser at marriage.
    3. someone or something that is marked by consistently or thoroughly bad quality, performance, etc.:Don't bother to see that film, it's a real loser.
  3. a misfit, esp. someone who has never or seldom been successful at a job, personal relationship, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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