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good-for-nothing

[goo d-fer-nuhth-ing, -nuhth-] /ˈgʊd fərˈnʌθ ɪŋ, -ˌnʌθ-/
adjective
1.
worthless; of no use.
noun
2.
a worthless or useless person.
Origin of good-for-nothing
1705-1715
1705-15
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good-for-nothing

noun
1.
an irresponsible or worthless person
adjective
2.
irresponsible; worthless
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good-for-nothing

adjective

: You good-for-nothing bastard, you (1711+)

noun

A worthless person; scoundrel; bum (1751+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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