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Meaning of LOSING

Pronunciation:  'loozing

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lo"sing\, a. [See {Losenger}.]
    Given to flattery or deceit; flattering; cozening. [Obs.]
    
          Amongst the many simoniacal that swarmed in the land,
          Herbert, Bishop of Thetford, must not be forgotten;
          nick-named Losing, that is, the Fratterer. --Fuller.
    
    
  2. \Los"ing\, a. [See {Lose}, v. t.]
    Causing or incurring loss; as, a losing game or business.
    
          Who strive sit out losing hands are lost. --Herbert.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Said of anything that is or causes a lose or lossage.

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