a poor loser

someone who gets angry when they lose

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • (a) poor loser — a poor loser phrase someone who gets angry when they lose Thesaurus: people who complain a lot or are difficult to pleasesynonym people who are old fashioned or do not like changehyponym Main entry: poor …   Useful english dictionary

  • poor — [ pur ] adjective *** ▸ 1 lacking money ▸ 2 of low quality ▸ 3 not good enough ▸ 4 not skillful ▸ 5 lacking something important ▸ 6 less than expected ▸ 7 feeling sorry for someone ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) having little money and few possessions: a poor… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loser — [lo͞o′zər] n. 1. a) one that loses b) Informal one that seems doomed to lose; esp., an ineffectual person who habitually fails or is easily victimized 2. a person who reacts to loss or defeat in a specified way [a poor loser] 3. Slang a person… …   English World dictionary

  • poor — adjective 1 NO MONEY having very little money and not many possessions: Her family were so poor they couldn t afford to buy her new clothes. | Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world. | a poor neighborhood 2 the poor people who are… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • poor */*/*/ — UK [pɔː(r)] / UK [pʊə(r)] / US [pʊr] adjective Word forms poor : adjective poor comparative poorer superlative poorest 1) a) having little money and few possessions a poor family/area/country We were very poor and could barely afford the… …   English dictionary

  • loser — n. 1 a person or thing that loses or has lost (esp. a contest or game) (is a poor loser; the loser pays). 2 colloq. a person who regularly fails …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loser (novel) — Loser   …   Wikipedia

  • loser — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ bad, poor, sore (AmE) ▪ He s extremely competitive and a bad loser. ▪ born ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • loser — n. a bad, poor; born; good loser * * * [ luːzə] born good loser poor a bad …   Combinatory dictionary

  • loser — Synonyms and related words: also ran, bankrupt, bomb, booby, bummer, bust, clinker, con, defeatee, duck, dud, failure, fall guy, false alarm, fiasco, flop, game loser, good loser, good sport, hard luck guy, hardcase, jailbird, lag, lemon, misfit …   Moby Thesaurus

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