Definition of losing
1 : resulting in or likely to result in defeat a losing battle a losing poker hand
2 : marked by many losses or more losses than wins a losing streak a losing record
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In the losing effort, Charlotte got contributions throughout its order, as five players collected at least two hits.
Most losing coverage would be Medicaid beneficiaries.
The walk up the steps to the Royal Box after the game, the losing team’s faces locked in grief, the winners’ wreathed in smiles.
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has been on the losing end of the argument against an early football signing period.
Jerry West was named Finals MVP, becoming the only MVP from a losing team.
Corning CEO John W. Loose attributed the losing quarter to a broader slowdown in the telecom sector.
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