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no–good

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adjective \ˈnō-ˈgu̇d\

Simple Definition of no–good

  • : having no worth, use, or chance of success

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of no–good

  1. :  having no worth, virtue, use, or chance of success <a no–good scoundrel>

1908

First Known Use of no–good

1908


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no–good

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noun \ˈnō-ˌgu̇d\

Simple Definition of no–good

  • : a bad or useless person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of no–good

  1. :  a no-good person or thing

1924

First Known Use of no–good

1924


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