meaning of losing

1. Given to flattery or deceit; flattering; cozening.
Causing or incurring loss; as, a losing game or business.
of Lose
losing Said of anything that is or causes a lose or lossage. [Jargon File] loss Something not a person that loses; a situation in which something is losing. Emphatic forms include "moby loss", and "total loss", "complete loss". Common interjections are "What a loss!" and "What a moby loss!" Note that "moby loss" is OK even though **"moby loser" is not used; applied to an abstract noun, moby is simply a magnifier, whereas when applied to a person it implies substance and has positive connotations. Compare lossage.

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