good-for-nothing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"good-for-nothing" in British English

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good-for-nothingnoun [C]

uk   /ˌɡʊd.fəˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/  us   /-fɚ-/ informal
a ​person who is ​lazy and not ​helpful or ​useful: She told him he was a ​lazy good-for-nothing and should get a ​job.

good-for-nothingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌɡʊd.fəˈnʌθ.ɪŋ/  us   /-fɚ-/
not ​helpful or ​useful: They're all good-for-nothing layabouts.
(Definition of good-for-nothing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"good-for-nothing" in American English

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good-for-nothingnoun [C]

 /ˈɡʊd·fərˈnʌθ·ɪŋ/
a ​person who is ​thought of as ​worthless: She’s a ​lazy good-for-nothing.
(Definition of good-for-nothing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “good-for-nothing”
in Arabic شَخص لا فائدة مِنه…
in Korean 쓸모 없는…
in Portuguese inútil, imprestável…
in Catalan inútil…
in Japanese 役に立たない, 能なしの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无用之人, 废物, 窝囊废…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無用之人, 廢物, 窩囊廢…
in Italian buono a nulla…
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