losel

[ loh-zuh l, loo-, loz-uh l ]
/ ˈloʊ zəl, ˈlu-, ˈlɒz əl /
Archaic.

noun

a worthless person; scoundrel.

adjective

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
/ (ˈləʊzəl) archaic, or dialect /

noun

a worthless person

adjective

(of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful

Word Origin for losel

C14: from losen, from the past participle of lose
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