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  • n. An unexpectedly good situation, program, programmer, or person. 2. `real winner'Often sarcastic, but also used as high praise (see also the note under user). "He's a real winner -- never reports a bug till he can duplicate it and send in an example. " 3. The quality of winning (as opposed to winnage, which is the result of winning). "Guess what? They tweaked the microcode and now the LISP interpreter runs twice as fast as it used to. " "That's really great! Boy, what winnitude!" "Yup. I'll probably get a half-hour's winnage on the next run of my program. " Perhaps curiously, the obvious antonym `lossitude' is rare.