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English definition of “no-hoper”

no-hoper

noun [C] uk   /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
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