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synonyms for neer do well

  • 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
  • crook
  • swindler
  • rascal
  • villain
  • con artist
  • miscreant
  • cheat
  • monstrosity
  • devil
  • defrauder
  • criminal
  • scoundrel
  • reprobate
  • mischief
  • hooligan
  • scalawag
  • blackguard
  • fraud
  • trickster
  • outlaw
  • cheater
  • scamp
  • problem
  • charlatan
  • heel
  • bad egg
  • bad news
  • black sheep
  • rapscallion
  • lowlife
  • ne'er-do-well
  • waster
  • wanderer
  • wastrel
  • malingerer
  • slouch
  • lazybones
  • good-for-nothing
  • loafer
  • idler
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • slacker
  • sluggard
  • shirker
  • fainéant
  • no-good
  • beachcomber
  • lounger
  • goof-off
  • sponger
  • slugabed
  • ne'er-do-well
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              How to use neer do well in a sentence

              Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.
              THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
              The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
              THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
              The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
              GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
              Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
              DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
              Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
              THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
              They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.
              THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
              Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
              THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
              The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.
              CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
              All our people were well mounted, and armed with rifles, pistols, and bowie-knives.
              BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
              Her eldest daughter married in America, and was well known as a modeller in wax in New York.
              WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
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