[laws al-tuh s, los] /lɔs ˈæl təs, lɒs/
a city in W California.
[laws an-juh-luh s, -leez, los or, often, laws ang-guh-luh s, -leez, los] /lɔs ˈæn dʒə ləs, -ˌliz, lɒs or, often, lɔs ˈæŋ gə ləs, -ˌliz, lɒs/ noun 1. a seaport in SW California. /Spanish los ˈaŋxeles/ noun 1. See de los Angeles /lɒs ˈændʒɪˌliːz/ noun 1. a city in SW California, on the Pacific: the […]
[looz] /luz/ verb (used with object), lost, losing. 1. to come to be without (something in one’s possession or care), through accident, theft, etc., so that there is little or no prospect of recovery: I’m sure I’ve merely misplaced my hat, not lost it. 2. to fail inadvertently to retain (something) in such a way […]
- Lose a bundle
verb phrase To lose a lot of money: lost a bundle on that handbag
- Lose heart
Become discouraged, as in The rescuers worked hard for the first few hours, but then they lost heart. This term uses heart in the sense of “courage” or “spirit.” [ Mid-1800s ] Also see: lose one’s heart to