Joseph. 1909–84, US film director, in Britain from 1952. His films include The Servant (1963), The Go-Between (1971), and Don Giovanni (1979)
[laws gat-uh s, los] /lɔs ˈgæt əs, lɒs/ noun 1. a town in W California.
[loo-zing] /ˈlu zɪŋ/ adjective 1. causing or suffering . noun 2. losings, losses. [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 […]
- Losing battle
noun an unwinnable struggle; a struggle destined to failure
[loo-zing-ist] /ˈlu zɪŋ ɪst/ adjective, Slang. 1. losing more than average; less successful than average.