no-hoper

[ noh-hoh-per ]
/ ˈnoʊˈhoʊ pər /

noun

a useless person from whom nothing can be expected.

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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