Antonyms for neer-do-well

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Would you make the foulks think he listed like a neer-do-well?

That he hadnt good style, that he was a rake, a neer-do-well, a man whose visits might compromise a woman.

Madame Destival is right; you are a neer-do-well, a dangerous man.

To be sure, the neer-do-well is very lively, very pushing, very enterprising in a tte--tte!

I am very much afraid that this neer-do-well will ruin my young master.

If you dont count yourself of any importance, other people are mighty apt to pass you by as a neer-do-well.

A gambler probably; a neer-do-well certainly; and one to break his mothers heart in the end.

Shes doubtless met some neer-do-well unbeknown to Master Ogilvie.

Howsever, Geordie, whats to be done wi that neer-do-well water-wag-tail thats flown awa to its mother?