looser

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

looser

  1. comparative form of loose: more loose
    Her new T-shirt was just a little bit looser than the old one.
    The law is too strict; it should be made looser.

Etymology 2[edit]

loose +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

looser (plural loosers)

  1. One who looses, who sets loose or frees.
    • 1844, John Wesley, The Magazine of the Wesleyan Methodist Church
      Therefore we cannot but infer that they did not understand the promise of their Lord as uttered in a sense at variance with the established forms of language, as conveying the doctrine which the clerical binders and loosers of later ages teach.
    • 1884, Stephen Bleecker Luce, ‎Aaron Ward, Text-book of Seamanship
      Loosers of topsails and courses, and men stationed at boom tricing-lines, []

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

looser

  1. Misspelling of loser.

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