what is difference between failure and loser
From Anglo-Norman failer, from Old French faillir (“to fail”).
- (Canada, General American) IPA(key): /ˈfeɪl.jɚ/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfeɪl.jə/
failure (countable and uncountable, plural failures)
- State or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, opposite of success.
- An object, person or endeavour in a state of failure or incapable of success.
- Termination of the ability of an item to perform its required function; breakdown.
- (person incapable of success): loser
- (state or condition): success, triumph
- ground failure
- power failure
From Middle English loser, losere, equivalent to lose + -er. In the sense of contemptible or worthless individual, perhaps an alteration of losel, which see.
- IPA(key): /luːzə(ɹ)/
- (General American) IPA(key): /luzɚ/
- Rhymes: -uːzə(ɹ)
loser (plural losers)
- A person who loses; one who fails to win or thrive.
- Antonym: winner
- Something of poor quality.
- A person who is frequently unsuccessful in life.
- Synonym: failure
- (derogatory) A contemptible or unfashionable person.
- Synonyms: crumb, (archaic) losel, louse; see also Thesaurus:worthless person
- One who or that which loses something, such as extra weight, car keys, etc.
- (slang) A person convicted of a crime, especially more than once.
- Osler, Rosel, Soler, Sorel, eorls, lo-res, lores, orles, relos, roles, rôles, slore, soler, sorel
Borrowed from English loser.
- Hyphenation: lo‧ser
loser m (plural losers, diminutive losertje n)
- looser, looseur, louseur
From English loser.
- IPA(key): /lu.zœʁ/
- (Quebec) IPA(key): /lu.zɚ/
loser m (plural losers)
- (colloquial) loser
- IPA(key): /ˈloːzɐ/
- comparative degree of lose
- inflection of lose:
- strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
- strong genitive/dative feminine singular
- strong genitive plural
- indefinite plural of los