Definitions for ne'er-do-well
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an idle, worthless person; good-for-nothing.
(adj.)worthless; ineffectual; good-for-nothing.
Origin of ne'er-do-well:
goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naught(noun)
an idle worthless person
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