good-for-nothing

adjective
good-for-noth·​ing | \ ˈgu̇d-fər-ˌnə-thiŋ How to pronounce good-for-nothing (audio) \

Definition of good-for-nothing

: of no use or value

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First Known Use of good-for-nothing

1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of good-for-nothing was in 1533

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“Good-for-nothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/good-for-nothing. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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good-for-nothing

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of good-for-nothing

: of no use or value

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