lost on

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lost on

: not appreciated or understood by (someone)
  • The jokes were lost on me.
  • The meaning of her sarcastic remark wasn't lost on him.

Word by Word Definitions

lost play
  1. : not made use of, won, or claimed

  2. : no longer possessed

  3. : no longer known


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