Thesaurus

no–good

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of no–good

  1. 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 good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well, no-goodRelated Words idle, indolent, lazy, shiftless, slothful, unambitious; useless, worthlessNear Antonyms ambitious, diligent, enterprising, industrious

  2. 2 having no usefulness that no-good chair should be thrown away Synonyms chaffy, empty, junky, no-good, null, vain, valuelessRelated Words base, cheap, cheapjack, duff [British], inferior, lousy, low-grade, second-rate; bad, defective, dud, flawed, imperfect, substandard, unsatisfactory; deficient, inadequate, insufficient, unacceptableNear Antonyms invaluable, precious, priceless; cherished, esteemed, prized, treasured; choice, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, specialAntonyms useful, valuable, worthy


no–good

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of no–good

  1. 1 a mean, evil, or unprincipled person neighbors remembered the killer as having been an utter no-good since childhood Synonyms baddie (or baddy), beast, brute, caitiff, devil, evildoer, fiend, heavy, hound, knave, meanie (also meany), miscreant, monster, nazi, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, savage, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scapegrace, scoundrel, varlet, wretchRelated Words villainess; blackguard; criminal, crook, culprit, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, offender, perp, perpetrator, transgressor; sinner, trespasser, wrongdoer; cad, heel, serpent, snake, viper; bandit, bravo, desperado, outlaw; con, convict, jailbird; assassin, cutthroat, gangster, goon, gunman, hoodlum, hooligan, racketeer, ruffian, thug; rough, rowdy, tough; loser, lowlife, ne'er-do-well, stinker, trashNear Antonyms angel, innocent, saint; hero

  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 bum, derelict, 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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