[loh-zuh l, loo-, loz-uh l]Archaic.
- a worthless person; scoundrel.
- worthless or useless.
Origin of losel
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Examples from the Web for losel
Yauch is survived by his wife Dechen Wengdu and their daughter, Losel.Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, the Beastie Boy Who Transcended Rap, Dead at 47
May 4, 2012
What more could you do, had he bestowed her upon a churl, a losel or a slave?The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
The 'losel,' the moral outcast, keeps his own conceit of truth though through a maze of lies.A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Speak the truth and it shall profit thee, and do not lie, for lying is of the losel's fashion.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2
Charles Dudley Warner
- a worthless person
- (of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful
C14: from losen, from the past participle of lose
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