losing

[ loo-zing ]
/ ˈlu zɪŋ /

adjective

causing or suffering loss.

noun

losings, losses.

Origin of losing

before 950; Middle English, Old English; see lose, -ing2, -ing1

Related forms

los·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for losings (1 of 2)

losings

/ (ˈluːzɪŋz) /

pl n

losses, esp money lost in gambling

British Dictionary definitions for losings (2 of 2)

losing

/ (ˈluːzɪŋ) /

adjective

unprofitable; failingthe business was a losing concern
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