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loser

noun
     
los‧er [countable]
1 someone who is in a worse situation than they were, because of something that has happened [≠ winner]:
If the strike continues, the people of Galway will be the real losers.
2 someone who is never successful in life, work, or relationships:
What a loser!
The guy's a born loser.
3 someone who has lost a competition, game, election etc [≠ winner]
good/bad loser (=someone who behaves well or badly after losing)

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