Meaning of “loser” in the English Dictionary

"loser" in British English

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losernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈluː.zər/ us /ˈluː.zɚ/

(Definition of “loser” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"loser" in American English

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losernoun [ C ]

us /ˈlu·zər/

loser noun [ C ] (BE DEFEATED)

a person who is defeated, or someone who regularly fails:

When she found out she’d been accepted to the program because of her low scores, she felt like a loser.

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"loser" in Business English

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uk /ˈluːzər/ us

[ plural ] shares that lose value on a particular day:

On the London Stock Exchange, losers beat gainers 1,353 to 823.

[ C ] a person or company that is at a disadvantage because of their particular situation:

In every deal, there are winners and losers.
the big/main/real losers The real losers will be the independent pharmacists who cannot buy in bulk and pass on the savings to customers.

(Definition of “loser” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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