no-account

adjective
no-ac·​count | \ ˈnō-ə-ˈkau̇nt How to pronounce no-account (audio) \

Definition of no-account

1 : of no importance : trifling
2 : not amounting to anything : shiftless her no-account son

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no-account noun

First Known Use of no-account

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“No-account.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-account. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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