Translation of "good-for-nothing" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /ˌɡʊd·fəˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/ us /ˈɡʊd·fərˌnʌθ·ɪŋ/

not helpful or useful

役に立たない, 能なしの
They’re all good-for-nothing losers.
noun uk /ˌɡʊd·fəˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/ /ˈɡʊd·fərˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/

a person who is lazy and not helpful or useful

役立たず, 能なし
She told him he was a lazy good-for-nothing and should get a job.

(Translation of “good-for-nothing” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)