no-good


1no–good

adjective \ˈnō-ˈgd\

: having no worth, use, or chance of success

Full Definition of NO-GOOD

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

First Known Use of NO-GOOD

1908

2no–good

noun \ˈnō-ˌgd\

: a bad or useless person

Full Definition of NO-GOOD

:  a no-good person or thing

First Known Use of NO-GOOD

1924

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