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derelict

adjective

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derelict

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of derelict

  1. an idle worthless person a section of the city that seemed to be frequented mostly by derelicts Synonyms bum, ne'er-do-well, do-nothing, good-for-nothing, no-account, no-good, no-goodnik, slacker, vagrantRelated Words hobo, sundowner [Australian], tramp, vagabond; drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, panhandler; dodger, goldbrick, shirker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard; down-and-out (or down-and-outer), indigent, pauperNear Antonyms success, winner


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