no-hoper

no-hoper

n
informal a useless person; failure
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Translations

no-hoper

[ˈnəʊˌhəʊpəʳ] Nnulidad f
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It doesn't matter if you don't know anything about racing because you have the same chance of picking out Tiger Roll as a no-hoper.
Admit it Doctor Lewis, Welsh sovereign status is a no-hoper. So for Wales see United kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
THERE you have it - some no-hoper Welsh nationalists are supporting the secession of Catalonia from Spain.
THE saga of no-hoper Diore Lia's Derby participation ended in a damp squib when the filly was declared a non-runner hours before the race.
They have the chance tonight to book their place in the group stages of the no-hoper league when they entertain Romanian giants Astra Giurgiu although, having seen West Ham's last few games, 'entertain' is stretching it.
The Inverness ace has been dismissed as a "no-hoper" down south ahead of facing Anthony Joshua at London's O2 Arena on Saturday.
Not so long ago the Tories wanted Jeremy Corbyn to win the Labour leadership as they assumed he was a total no-hoper.
It seems significant that mount is Redanna in this 2m71/2f novice handicap as the mare has form figures of 6000P and looks to be a no-hoper at first glance.
Madam still pretends she is on stage, but her only income is from giving lessons to young, no-hoper Sylvia (Katie Moseley).
After watching the easy fourth-round demolition of French no-hoper Jean-Marc Mormeck in Dusseldorf, Vitali, 40, said: "I'll be happy to knock out David Haye." ( ANI )
SCOTT Pilgrim is your classic no-hoper - weedy, jobless, not as young as he was, sharing a one-room flat with a gay friend, playing bass in struggling band Sex Bob-omb, and nursing his injuries since his last girlfriend dumped him.
She puts them in categories such as The No-hoper and The Bouncy Castle.