to no good purpose

Definition of to no good purpose

  1. :  in a way that is not good or helpful She used her skills to no good purpose.

Word by Word Definitions

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive

purposeplay
  1. :  something set up as an object or end to be attained :  intention

    :  resolution, determination

    :  a subject under discussion or an action in course of execution

  1. :  to propose as an aim to oneself


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