no-account

[noh-uh-kount] Informal.
adjective
1.
worthless; good-for-nothing; trifling.
noun
2.
a worthless person; good-for-nothing.
Also, no-count.


Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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no-account
 
adj
1.  worthless; good-for-nothing
 
n
2.  a worthless person

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no-account
"worthless," 1845, Amer.Eng., lit. "of no account" (see account). Contracted form no'count is attested from 1853.
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