born loser
A person who is habitually unsuccessful or unlucky or who is prejudged to be a failure in life, especially one with a defeatist outlook.

I will not marry a pessimist, a born loser, a fellow who has no fight in him.


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  • The Born Loser — is a newspaper comic strip created by Art Sansom in 1965. His son Chip Sansom started assisting on the strip in 1989, and the strip is currently distributed by United Features Syndicate. The Sansoms won the National Cartoonist Society Humor Comic …   Wikipedia

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  • loser — noun (C) 1 someone who has lost a competition or game: The losers walked dejectedly off the field. | good/bad loser (=someone who behaves well or badly after losing) 2 someone who is in a worse situation than they were, because of something that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • loser — n 1. also ran, runner up, Inf. defeatee; the vanquished, the defeated; good loser, Inf. sport, good sport. 2.Informal. failure, lead balloon, Sl. flop, Sl. washout, Inf. dud, Sl. bomb, Inf. clunker, Inf. lemon, Sl. clinker, Inf. bummer, Sl. bust; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • loser — los|er [ˈlu:zə US ər] n 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 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loser — /ˈluzə/ (say loohzuh) noun 1. a competitor who fails to win. 2. someone who gets the worst part of a deal, bargain, etc. 3. a person who is destined to fail: a born loser. 4. Colloquial someone who lacks the personality necessary for successful… …   Australian English dictionary

  • born — born1 [bo:n US bo:rn] a past participle of ↑bear born 2 born2 W2S1 v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 be born 2¦(start existing)¦ 3 born and bred 4 be born to do/be something 5 I wasn t born yesterday 6 there s one born every minute 7 be b …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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