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A mean, unpleasant, or contemptible person.
- ‘‘To one of the officers from a particularly inefficient Unit who asked for arms, Mick, with a scowl on his face, his hands deep in his pockets, his right foot pawing the ground, shot back, ‘What the Hell does a lot of lousers like you want arms for?’
- ‘Then there was the louser who promised playing gear to a club, provided it managed to get his picture in a local newspaper presenting the kit.’
- ‘Why am I having this problem and how can I prevent it and how can I report these lousers?’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.