loser = L = loss

losing adj.

Said of anything that is or causes a lose or lossage. "The compiler is losing badly when I try to use templates."

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Lo"sing (?), a. [See Losenger.]

Given to flattery or deceit; flattering; cozening.

[Obs.]

Amongst the many simoniacal that swarmed in the land, Herbert, Bishop of Thetford, must not be forgotten; nick-named Losing, that is, the Fratterer. Fuller.

 

© Webster 1913.


Los"ing (?), a. [See Lose, v. t.]

Causing or incurring loss; as, a losing game or business.

Who strive sit out losing hands are lost. Herbert.

 

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