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View synonyms for no-account

no-account

[ noh-uh-kount ]

adjective

  1. worthless; good-for-nothing; trifling.


noun

  1. a worthless person; good-for-nothing.

no-account

adjective

  1. worthless; good-for-nothing


noun

  1. a worthless person
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Word History and Origins

Origin of no-account1

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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Example Sentences

"Instead of bein' a jackpot bunch of triflin' no-account scalawags," murmured Jack.

If I came here, Joseph Stagg, it would cost you more money than youve been paying these no-account women.

Her man was a no-account, who spent his time fishing in summer and hunting in winter, so that all the work fell to Tillie.

I guess maybe it's because I'm kind of no-account myself that I understand these kids and they understand me.

To-day it is nothing but a no-account little Dauphinese village.

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