no-hoper

[noh-hoh-per]

noun

a useless person from whom nothing can be expected.

Nearby words

  1. no-good,
  2. no-goodnik,
  3. no-growth,
  4. no-hit,
  5. no-hitter,
  6. no-host,
  7. no-iron,
  8. no-knock,
  9. no-load,
  10. no-lose

Origin of no-hoper

1940–45; no hope + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for no-hoper

no-hoper

noun

informal a useless person; failure
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