good-for-nothing

[ goo d-fer-nuhth-ing, -nuhth- ]
/ ˈgʊd fərˈnʌθ ɪŋ, -ˌnʌθ- /

adjective

worthless; of no use.

noun

a worthless or useless person.

Origin of good-for-nothing

First recorded in 1705–15
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good-for-nothing


noun

an irresponsible or worthless person

adjective

irresponsible; worthless
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