no-hoper

noun

no-hop·​er ˈnō-ˈhō-pər How to pronounce no-hoper (audio)
chiefly British
: one that has no chance of success

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of no-hoper was circa 1943

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Cite this Entry

“No-hoper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no-hoper. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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