In his book, The End of loser Liberalism, Dean Baker offers a fascinating idea.
Since then, we've been locked in an escalating tit for tat war in which the loser is our increasingly empty federal court system.
As a result, it really comes down to how Nelson wants to end his career, Sabato says: "Does he want go out a loser or a winner?"
In addition to lacking compelling personal narratives, the “pro-choice” frame is itself a loser.
But she is not a loser, to use a harsh term too often applied to practicing alcoholics.
And an hour after midnight Clodagh rose from the card-table, a loser to the extent of over forty pounds.
Running a race with that old man in the box which can find a loser first.
The capitalist will then clearly be a gainer, and the entrepreneur will be a loser.
I purpose that you will not be a loser by me, and will make it all that my poor talents can do.
She said that Providence would see that she was no loser for the mite she had given to me.
mid-14c., "a destroyer," agent noun from lose (v.). Sense of "one who suffers loss" is from 1540s; meaning "horse that loses a race" is from 1902; "convicted criminal" is from 1912; "hapless person" is 1955 student slang.
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).