no-goodnik

or no·good·nik

[ noh-goo d-nik ]
/ ˈnoʊˈgʊd nɪk /

noun Slang.

a no-good person.

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Origin of no-goodnik

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; no-good + -nik
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