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ne'er–do–well

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ne'er–do–well

  1. having no ambition, success, or value to society the ne'er-do-well denizens of a seedy bar near the docks Synonyms of ne'er–do–well good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well, no-goodWords Related to ne'er–do–well idle, indolent, lazy, shiftless, slothful, unambitious; useless, worthlessNear Antonyms of ne'er–do–well ambitious, diligent, enterprising, industrious


ne'er–do–well

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ne'er–do–well

  1. an idle worthless person the local ne'er-do-wells seem to hang out on the street corners at all hours of the day and night Synonyms of ne'er–do–well bum, derelict, do-nothing, good-for-nothing, no-account, no-good, no-goodnik, slacker, vagrant Words Related to ne'er–do–well 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, pauper Near Antonyms of ne'er–do–well success, winner


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