no-good

adjective
\ ˈnō-ˈgu̇d How to pronounce no-good (audio) \

Definition of no-good

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having no worth, virtue, use, or chance of success a no-good scoundrel

no-good

noun
\ ˈnō-ˌgu̇d How to pronounce no-good (audio) \

Definition of no-good (Entry 2 of 2)

: a no-good person or thing

First Known Use of no-good

Adjective

1904, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1871, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of no-good was in 1871

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“No-good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-good. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of no-good

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

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English Language Learners Definition of no-good (Entry 2 of 2)

US, informal : a bad or useless person

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