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neer-do-well

see definition of neer-do-well
  • as inloafer
  • as inrogue
  • as inscoundrel
  • as inblack sheep
  • as in
  • as infainéant
  • as inlayabout
  • as inlazybones
  • as incur
  • as inderelict
  • as ingood-for-nothing
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Synonyms for neer-do-well

noun person who is idle, lazy
  • beachcomber
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • good-for-nothing
  • goof-off
  • idler
  • lazybones
  • lounger
  • malingerer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • shirker
  • slacker
  • slouch
  • sluggard
  • sponger
  • wanderer
  • waster
  • wastrel

Antonyms for neer-do-well

  • hard worker
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to neer-do-well

black sheep

noun. disgraceful person
  • ne'er-do-well
  • outcast
  • pariah
  • prodigal
  • reject
  • reprobate

cur

noun. rotten, lowly animate being

derelict

noun. destitute or down-and-out person

fainéant

noun. idler

good-for-nothing

noun. person who is idle, worthless

layabout

noun. bum
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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