losings


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los·ing

 (lo͞o′zĭng)
adj.
1. Failing to win, as in a sport or game: a losing team; a losing lottery ticket.
2. Of or relating to one that fails to win: a losing season; a losing battle.
n.
1. The act of one that loses; loss.
2. often losings Something lost, such as money at gambling.

losings

(ˈluːzɪŋz)
pl n
(Card Games) losses, esp money lost in gambling
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.losings - something lost (especially money lost at gambling)losings - something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
financial loss - loss of money or decrease in financial value
winnings, profits, win - something won (especially money)
References in classic literature ?
I too am suffering, and shall suffer; I am losing what I prized above everything--I am losing my good name and my son.
To this he replied that a person who did not possess a groat must surely be rather badly off; to which Thedora retorted that I could always either live by the labour of my hands or marry--that it was not so much a question of my losing posts as of my losing my happiness, the ruin of which had led almost to my death.
She received her fifteen sous with humble thankfulness, in constant apprehension of losing even that miserable pittance.