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Weak Sister

Informal for the security in a portfolio or fund that performs worse than all other securities in the portfolio or fund. One may consider dropping the weak sister unless there is significant growth potential in the future.
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In comparison to long guns, handguns are weak sisters.
But there were plenty of gainers among the weak sisters.
I think this is a physical team, although this league really doesn't have any weak sisters,'' Roberts said.