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noun no–hop·er \ˈnō-ˈhō-pər\

Simple Definition of no–hoper

  • : someone or something that has no chance of success

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of no–hoper

chiefly British

  1. :  one that has no chance of success

Circa 1943

First Known Use of no–hoper

circa 1943

Rhymes with no–hoper

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