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synonyms for good-for-nothing

  • bum
  • loafer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • profligate
  • rapscallion
  • scalawag
  • scamp
  • tramp
  • vagabond
  • waster
  • wastrel
  • bad lot
  • black sheep
  • no-good
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antonyms for good-for-nothing

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  • hard worker
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How to use good-for-nothing in a sentence

We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
It was very warm, and for a while they did nothing but exchange remarks about the heat, the sun, the glare.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
"There is no more war," Brion translated for Ulv, realizing that the Disan had understood nothing of the explanation.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GOOD-FOR-NOTHING

  • black sheep
  • blackguard
  • bum
  • cad
  • coward
  • dog
  • good-for-nothing
  • heel
  • hound
  • ne'er-do-well
  • rat
  • riffraff
  • scoundrel
  • scum
  • skunk
  • snake
  • stinker
  • toad
  • villain
  • worm
  • wretch
  • yellow dog
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