Definitions for no-goodˈnoʊˈgʊd; ˈnoʊˌgʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

no-goodˈnoʊˈgʊd; ˈnoʊˌgʊd(adj.; n.)

  1. lacking worth or merit; useless; bad.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  2. (n.)a person or thing that is worthless or undependable.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of no-good:

1905–10, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. rubber, no-good(adj)

    returned for lack of funds

    "a rubber check"; "a no-good check"

Wiktionary

  1. no-good(Noun)

    A worthless or useless person

  2. no-good(Adjective)

    Having no value, use or merit

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