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Browsing page 3 of words meaning to lose, be defeated, fail (33 words total)

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jobber

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lost

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nosedive

verb - intransitive

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pillage

verb

  • to defeat soundly. Perhaps a reference to "rape and pillage."
    The Raptors got pillaged in their last game.

    Last edited on Feb 02 2000. Submitted by Graham W. from Ontario, Canada on Feb 02 2000.

  • to eat.
    Let's go pillage.

    Last edited on Oct 06 2001. Submitted by Cameron Bookout from Boulder, CO, USA on Oct 06 2001.

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screw the pooch

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  • to make an irreparable (possibly tragic) mistake. Originated in the US Air Force.
    Well, Jim, we lost the account. Looks like you really screwed the pooch on this one.
    Obama really screwed the pooch with his debate performance.
                                                                            

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    Citation from "School Lies", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 14 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 10 2012. Submitted by kim c. from Janesville, IL 62435, USA on Feb 18 1999.

  • to fail completely. Originated in the US Air Force.
    Q: How did you do on the exam?

    A: I totally screwed the pooch.
    Oh man! You just screwed the pooch!

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Steve O. from Austin, TX, USA on Jan 17 2003.

  • to waste time; "mess around".
    Quit screwing the pooch and come help me.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Andrew G. from Spokane, WA, USA on Jul 19 2003.

  • to die.
    I heard from Fred that old Barney screwed the pooch.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to die.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2010. Submitted by Kenn C. from Emmaus, PA, USA on Jan 18 2006.

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