Meaning of loss-maker in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlɒsˌmeɪkə/


See loss-making

‘Possible options to ensure that the dividend is safe include the closure or sale of loss-makers, such as the London Independent.’
  • ‘Despite their lack of profits, many investors like loss-makers, especially if there is a likelihood of a turnaround in their bottom lines.’
  • ‘He was clear from day one that he did believe there were a considerable number of miles of routes which were hopeless loss-makers.’
  • ‘A dockland service introduced in late 2000 proved to be a significant loss-maker and was axed after 12 months.’
  • ‘It is now a loss-maker due to heavy initial investments and the 1997 financial crisis.’