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losing

[loo-zing] /ˈlu zɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing or suffering loss.
noun
2.
losings, losses.
Origin
950
before 950; Middle English, Old English; see lose, -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
losingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for losings

losings

/ˈluːzɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
losses, esp money lost in gambling

losing

/ˈluːzɪŋ/
adjective
1.
unprofitable; failing: the business was a losing concern
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Slang definitions & phrases for losings

losing

Related Terms

someone can't win for losing


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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