- causing or suffering loss.
- losings, losses.
Origin of losing
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Examples from the Web for losings
A man, said Piper loftily, should take his losings without squealing.The New Boys at Oakdale
Frank's luck seemed to have deserted him, but at first his losings were just heavy enough to provoke without alarming him.Frank Merriwell's Chums
Burt L. Standish
They called the game, raked up the winnings, or paid the losings, without changing a muscle of their features.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4
George W. M. Reynolds
I find, on going to tiffin at Jack Apsley's, that Mrs. Jack has heard all about the winnings and losings at the club.Wanderings in India
But, do you know, there's something running in my head about losings and findings that I've been hearing.The Girls and I
Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
- losses, esp money lost in gambling
- unprofitable; failingthe business was a losing concern
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