no-good·​nik ˌnō-ˈgu̇d-nik How to pronounce no-goodnik (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of no-goodnik was in 1936

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“No-goodnik.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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