Definitions for no-account

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (adj.)worthless; good-for-nothing; trifling.

    Category: Informal

  2. (n.)a worthless person; good-for-nothing.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of no-account:

1835–45, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    an idle worthless person

  2. good-for-nothing, good-for-naught, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-good, sorry(adj)

    without merit

    "a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk"


  1. no-account(Adjective)

    Of no value or merit; good-for-nothing; of no account.


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