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hos•ing



Pronunciation: (hō'zing), [key]
n. Slang.
1. an act or instance of being taken advantage of or cheated.
2. an act or instance of being attacked or defeated decisively; drubbing: Small investors took a hosing in the recent stock-market decline.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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