no-account

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no-ac·count

(nō′ə-kount′)
adj. Informal
Worthless; good-for-nothing: my no-account brother-in-law.

no-account

adj
worthless; good-for-nothing
n
a worthless person

no′-account`


Informal. adj.
1. worthless; good-for-nothing; trifling.
n.
2. a worthless person; good-for-nothing.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.no-account - an idle worthless person
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
Adj.1.no-account - without merit; "a sorry horse"; "a sorry excuse"; "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"; "the car was a no-good piece of junk"
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"

no-account

adjective
Informal. Lacking all worth and value:
Slang: nothing.
Translations

no-account

[ˈnəʊəˈkaʊnt] (US)
B. Ncero m a la izquierda

no-account

(US inf)
adj (= no use)nutzlos; (= up to no good)nichtsnutzig
n (no use) → Niete f (inf); (up to no good) → Nichtsnutz m
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