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no-account

[noh-uh-kount] /ˈnoʊ əˌkaʊnt/
adjective
1.
worthless; good-for-nothing; trifling.
noun
2.
a worthless person; good-for-nothing.
Also, no-count.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for noaccount

no-account

adjective
1.
worthless; good-for-nothing
noun
2.
a worthless person
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Word Origin and History for noaccount

no-account

adj.

"worthless," 1845, American English, literally "of no account" (see account (n.)). The phrase of non acompte "of no value or importance" is from late 14c. Contracted form no'count is attested from 1853.

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Slang definitions & phrases for noaccount

no-account

adjective

Worthless; untrustworthy; incorrigible: I'm a lazy no-account bum (1845+)

noun

: A no-count that never did a right thing in his life


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