dead loss

Definition of dead loss

:something that turns out completely bad
  • The evening wasn't all I had hoped for, but is wasn't a dead loss.

Word by Word Definitions

dead play
  1. : deprived of life : no longer alive

  2. : having the appearance of death : deathly

  3. : lacking power to move, feel, or respond : numb

  1. : someone who is no longer alive : one that is dead (see 1dead 1)

  2. : the state of being dead

  3. : the time of greatest quiet

  1. : absolutely, utterly

  2. : suddenly and completely

  3. : directly

loss play
  1. : destruction, ruin

  2. : the act of losing possession : deprivation

  3. : the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation


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