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Synonyms for good-for-nothing
ˈgʊd fərˈnʌθ ɪŋ, -ˌnʌθ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naught(adj)

    an idle worthless person

    Synonyms:
    good-for-naught, no-account, goldbrick, ne'er-do-well, goof-off

    Antonyms:
    valuable

  2. good-for-nothing, good-for-naught, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-good, sorry(adj)

    without merit

    "a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk"

    Synonyms:
    grim, dreary, regretful, gloomy, dingy, drear, bad, good-for-naught, pitiful, rubber, blue, lamentable, deplorable, dark, dismal, drab, meritless, no-account, no-count, distressing, no-good, sorry, sad, disconsolate

    Antonyms:
    valuable

Wiktionary

  1. good-for-nothing(noun)

    Synonyms:
    neer-do-well

  2. good-for-nothing(noun)

    A person of little worth or usefulness.

    Synonyms:
    neer-do-well

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tosser, no-good, worthless, useless

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How to use good-for-nothing in a sentence?

  1. Fabrice:

    half the politicians are good-for-nothing; the others are ready to anything...

  2. Saadi Shirazi:

    Labour like a man, and be ready in doing kindnesses. He is a good-for-nothing fellow who eateth by the toil of another?s hand.

  3. Ibn-e-Safi:

    Why is it that an ordinary clerk has to pass the examination for clerkship, a police constable has to go through training as a recruit before he could be commissioned and on the other hand vegetable-selling middlemen, good-for-nothing fuedals and imbecile merchants go sit in the Assemblies directly and start legisltating and some even become members of the cabinet

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who dares to love everyone regardless of their differences is as good as gold. But, whoever that refuses to love all is good-for-nothing.


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  • budižkničemuCzech
  • Nichtsnutz, Herumtreiber, Tunichtgut, TaugenichtsGerman
  • χαραμοφάηςGreek
  • sentaŭguloEsperanto
  • bueno-para-nada, buena-para-nadaSpanish
  • hulttio, hanttapuli, nollaFinnish
  • bon à rien, vaurienFrench
  • חסר תועלת, לא יוצלחHebrew
  • semmirekellőHungarian
  • inutile, buono a nullaItalian
  • טוב לשום דברHebrew
  • 下らない, 仕様の無い, 碌でなしJapanese
  • пацер, бескорисенMacedonian
  • nietsnutDutch
  • do niczegoPolish
  • imprestável, inútil, zero à esquerdaPortuguese
  • бесполезный, никчёмный, никудышный, бездельникRussian
  • klošar, probisvijet, ljenčarija, bitanga, ništarija, zgubidan, niškoristiSerbo-Croatian
  • odugling, nolla, drönare, slashas, klantskalle, odågaSwedish

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