losel

losel

[loh-zuhl, loo-, loz-uhl] Archaic.
noun
1.
a worthless person; scoundrel.
adjective
2.
worthless or useless.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English: literally, one who is lost, equivalent to los- (past participle stem of lose) + -el -le

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losel (ˈləʊzəl)
 
n
1.  a worthless person
 
adj
2.  (of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful
 
[C14: from losen, from the past participle of lose]

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