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losel

[loh-zuh l, loo-, loz-uh l]Archaic.
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noun
  1. a worthless person; scoundrel.
adjective
  1. worthless or useless.

Origin of losel

1325–75; Middle English: literally, one who is lost, equivalent to los- (past participle stem of lose) + -el -le
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losel

noun
  1. a worthless person
adjective
  1. (of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful

Word Origin

C14: from losen, from the past participle of lose
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