ne'er-do-well definition

  • noun:
    • An idle, irresponsible individual.
    • you without an easy method of help; an idle, useless individual; a loafer; a person who is ineffectual, unsuccessful, or totally lacking in quality; a good-for-nothing.
    • A person who is to no good; a rogue.
    • somebody who never ever does, or fares, really; a beneficial for nothing.
    • One whoever conduct suggests he wouldn't excel; a good-for-nothing.
    • an idle worthless person
  • others:
    • Likely not to do well; past mending.

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