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ne'er-do-well

noun [C] uk   /ˈneə.duː.wel/  us   /ˈner-/ old-fashioned
someone who is lazy or not willing to act in a responsible way
Translations of “ne'er-do-well”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊手好閒者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游手好闲者…
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