losel

noun
lo·​sel | \ ˈlō-zəl How to pronounce losel (audio) \

Definition of losel

: a worthless person

First Known Use of losel

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for losel

Middle English, from losen (past participle of lesen to lose), alteration of loren — more at lorn

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“Losel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/losel. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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