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loser

Bridge a card that will not take a trick

loser

(jargon)
An unexpectedly bad situation, program, programmer, or person. Someone who habitually loses. (Even winners can lose occasionally). Someone who knows not and knows not that he knows not. Emphatic forms are "real loser", "total loser", and "complete loser" (but not **"moby loser", which would be a contradiction in terms).

See luser.
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You could win Dh500 per kilo lost, multiple annual gym memberships, and health and spa packages if you bag the title of the biggest loser in 'RAK Biggest Weight Loser Challenge.
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Huddersfield's first topping of the table in 81 years means they face fourth-placed Wigan on Thursday, with the winner getting a week off and the loser given a chance of redemption the following week.
Game 4: 6th v 7th (Winners to Week 2, Losers eliminated).
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And as I walk these increasingly forlorn and anxious streets I suspect that many people who I see trudging back and forth to work feel more like losers than winners.
Losers might be the bigger aggressors, because they would be angry against those who prevented them from feeling competent.
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It comes as little surprise that Americans' perspective on this year's political winners and losers is highly partisan.