Definition for loser

noun as in person, thing that fails

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Example Sentences

The Arizona Coyotes would have made the playoffs in the West that year, too, if not for the loser points boosting the Colorado Avalanche’s record.

There would be losers in a major shift toward meat alternatives.

From Time

Below, in the weekly “By the Numbers” section, I get into the big winners and losers of the 2021 markets.

From Fortune

Here’s a quick rundown of the winners and losers from this head-spinning, seven-player trade.

James Harden is a winner and a loser of the Nets’ blockbuster tradeNo matter what they do, the Nets are going to be great offensively.

In rambling posts, he called himself a loser, and wrote that he must be either bipolar or a psychopath.

The Affordable Care Act was always a short-term political loser with respect to middle-class voters.

One time I remember taking a walk and a guy drove past with his window down and yelled, ‘Hey loser, get a car!’

This is a fight that immigration reform advocates believe is a loser for the GOP.

“When I first met du Pont, I thought he was the biggest loser on Earth,” Mark recently told People.

All three of themJess, Griff, and the excited loser of the pursereached for the umbrella; but Griff was the first.

You shall not be the loser, Mrs. Martin, by the attention you may pay to this poor orphan girl.

Payment over to the winner after notice or demand by the loser is not a good defense in an action against the stakeholder.

Si was getting a little the better of Billings, and184 the General's sympathies naturally went toward the loser.

He foresaw what it implied, however, and at once returned to Boston, to find himself a heavy loser by the financial disaster.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loser, such as: also-ran, underdog, deadbeat, defeated, dud, and failure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.