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good-for-nothing

[ good-fer-nuhth-ing, -nuhth- ]
/ ˈgʊd fərˈnʌθ ɪŋ, -ˌnʌθ- /
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adjective
worthless; of no use.
noun
a worthless or useless person.
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Origin of good-for-nothing

First recorded in 1705–15
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British Dictionary definitions for good-for-nothing

good-for-nothing

noun
an irresponsible or worthless person
adjective
irresponsible; worthless
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