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good-for-nothing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having no ambition, success, or value to society
  • refused to leave anything in his will to his good-for-nothing grandchildren

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good-for-nothing

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of good-for-nothing (Entry 2 of 2)

an idle worthless person
  • teacher after teacher had predicted that he would never be more than a good-for-nothing

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The first known use of good-for-nothing was in 1533

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“Good-for-nothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/good-for-nothing. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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