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losel

[ loh-zuhl, loo-, loz-uhl ]
/ ˈloʊ zəl, ˈlu-, ˈlɒz əl /
Archaic.
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noun
a worthless person; scoundrel.
adjective
worthless or useless.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for losel

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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