to someone's disadvantage

Definition of to someone's disadvantage

  1. :  in a way that is causes loss, damage or harm to someone The deal worked to their disadvantage.

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

disadvantageplay
  1. :  loss or damage especially to reputation, credit, or finances :  detriment

    :  an unfavorable, inferior, or prejudicial condition

    :  a quality or circumstance that makes achievement unusually difficult :  handicap

  1. :  to place at a disadvantage :  harm


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