nogoodnik

no-goodnik

[noh-good-nik]
noun Slang.
a no-good person.
Also, nogoodnik.


Origin:
1940–45, Americanism; no-good + -nik

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no-goodnik definition

[noˈgʊdnɪk]
  1. n.
    someone who is no good. (The nik is from Russian via Yiddish.) : Tell the no-goodnik to leave quietly, or I will call the police.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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