two-time loser

two-time loser

noun Slang.
1.
a person who has been sentenced to prison twice, especially for a major crime in a state where a third sentence is mandatory life imprisonment.
2.
a person who has failed at the same endeavor twice.

Origin:
1930–35

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two-time loser definition


  1. n.
    a confirmed loser. : Martin is a two-time loser, or at least he looks like one.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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