CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Words nearby dead loss
Idioms and Phrases with dead loss
A total loss, as in They've changed the currency, so these old coins are a dead loss. [Early 1700s]
A worthless person or thing; also, an utter waste of time. For example, With an injured knee he's a dead loss to the team, or It rained every day, so our week at the beach was a dead loss. [1920s]