Definition of Loser

1. Noun. A contestant who loses the contest.

Exact synonyms: Also-ran
Generic synonyms: Contestant
Specialized synonyms: Old Maid
Derivative terms: Lose
Antonyms: Winner



2. Noun. A person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently.
Exact synonyms: Failure, Nonstarter, Unsuccessful Person
Generic synonyms: Unfortunate, Unfortunate Person
Specialized synonyms: Bankrupt, Insolvent, Flash In The Pan, Dud, Flop, Washout, Underdog
Derivative terms: Fail, Lose
Antonyms: Achiever

3. Noun. A gambler who loses a bet.
Generic synonyms: Gambler
Derivative terms: Lose, Lose
Antonyms: Winner

Definition of Loser

1. n. One who loses.

Definition of Loser

1. Noun. A person who fails to win. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who loses in a specified manner. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with bad luck or poor skills who consistently loses. ¹

4. Noun. Something of poor quality. ¹

5. Noun. A person of unhappy circumstances. ¹

6. Noun. (derogatory) A contemptible or unfashionable person. ¹

7. Noun. Someone that has lost weight.'' (a recent term, originally from Kelloggs, but now has come from NBC show "The Biggest Loser")'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loser

1. one that loses [n -S] - See also: loses

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loser

lose oneself in
lose out
lose sleep
lose the number of one's mess
lose the plot
lose touch
lose track
lose weight
losed
losel
losels
losen
losenger
losengerie
losengers
loser (current term)
loser sign
loserdom
loserhood
loserish
loserness
losers
loses
loses count
loses face
loses it
loses the plot
loses track
losest
loseth

Literary usage of Loser

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1. A Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by Sir John Barnard Byles, George Sharswood (1883)
"Let us now inquire what steps the loser should take. And, in the first place, it is settled that if bills or notes be lost or stolen out of letters put into ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Negotiable Instruments: Including Bills of Exchange by John Warwick Daniel (1913)
"... not to pay the amount to any one but to the loser or his order; and if an unaccepted draft be lost, he should advise the drawee not to accept the same. ..."

3. A Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes by John Barnard Byles (1853)
"Let us now inquire what steps the loser should take. And, in the first place, it is settled, that, if bills or notes be lost or stolen out of letters put ..."

4. The Law of Nisi Prius, Evidence in Civil Actions, and Arbitration & Awards by Archibald John Stephens (1842)
"But where the stakeholder of the money bet on an illegal wager had paid it over to the winner, with the consent of the loser, it was adjudged, ..."

5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by Thomas Johnson Michie (1886)
"For, since somebody must be the loser by the deceit, it is more reasonable that he who employs and puts confidence in the deceiver should be a loser than a ..."

6. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1890)
"Bights, Duties and Liabilities of loser, Haker or Acceptor of Lost Negotiable Instrumenta—The proper course of conduct for the loser or owner of a lost ..."

7. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"The clergy were gainers, but Christianity was a loser, by the conversion of the barbarians. They' rather changed the object than the spirit of their ..."

8. Diary and correspondence of samuel pepys f.r.s.. by Samuel Pepys (1854)
"He hath been a great loser, and would be a builder again, but, he says, he knows not what restricting there will be, so as it is unsafe for him to begin. ..."

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