Definition Of good-for-nothing


(of a person) worthless.

his good-for-nothing son

a worthless person.

If someone has successfully completed an epic, exhausting, hazardous journey to get here, why assume that they will become lazy, work-shy good-for-nothings when they arrive?

Example Of good-for-nothing

  • A group of good-for-nothing thugs are out to kidnap Jack.

  • ‘Little good-for-nothing ,’ he keeps muttering.

  • Bacon was an apolitical, good-for-nothing gambler with no principles to blind him to reality.

  • Because that's how I see him, I don't like him or his annoying, arrogant, good-for-nothing friends.

  • But the lad turned out to be a good-for-nothing .

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