lossmaker

[ laws-mey-ker, los‐ ]
/ ˈlɔsˌmeɪ kər, ˈlɒs‐ /

noun Chiefly British.

a business that consistently operates at a loss.

Nearby words

  1. loss adjuster,
  2. loss function,
  3. loss leader,
  4. loss ratio,
  5. lossless,
  6. lossmaking,
  7. lossy,
  8. lost,
  9. lost and found,
  10. lost cause

Origin of lossmaker


Related formsloss·mak·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for lossmaker

lossmaker

/ (ˈlɒsˌmeɪkə) /

noun

British an organization, industry, or enterprise that consistently fails to make a profit
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