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English definition of “no-hoper”

no-hoper

noun [C]     /ˌnəʊˈhəʊp.ər/ US  /ˌnoʊˈhoʊ.pɚ/ UK
someone or something that will fail: He's a real/total no-hoper - he'll never achieve anything.FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
(Definition of no-hoper noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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