Definitions for ne'er-do-well

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ne'er′-do-well`(n.)

  1. an idle, worthless person; good-for-nothing.

  2. (adj.)worthless; ineffectual; good-for-nothing.

Origin of ne'er-do-well:

1730–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naught(noun)

    an idle worthless person

Anagrams of ne'er-do-well

  1. Nere-do-well

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