Thesaurus

no-good

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of no-good

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 having no ambition, success, or value to society
  • tired of supporting their spendthrift, no-good daughter, who has yet to find a job commensurate with her alleged abilities

Synonyms for no-good

Words Related to no-good

Near Antonyms for no-good

2 having no usefulness
  • that no-good chair should be thrown away

Synonyms for no-good

Words Related to no-good

Near Antonyms for no-good

Antonyms for no-good

no-good

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of no-good (Entry 2 of 2)

2 an idle worthless person
  • we'll have to pay more than minimum wage for the job if we expect to get people other than no-goods

Synonyms for no-good

Words Related to no-good

Near Antonyms for no-good

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About no-good

Time Traveler for no-good

Time Traveler

The first known use of no-good was in 1871

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near no-good

noggins

no-good

no-goodnik

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“No-good.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/no-good. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!