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Related to no-good: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
Having no value, use, merit, or virtue.
One that is worthless.
no-good(adj. ˈnoʊˈgʊd; n. ˈnoʊˌgʊd)
1. lacking worth or merit; useless; bad.n.
2. a person or thing that is worthless or undependable.
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|Adj.||1.||no-good - 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"
|2.||no-good - returned for lack of funds; "a rubber check"; "a no-good check"|
banking - transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"