deadbeat

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  • noun

Synonyms for deadbeat

Synonyms for deadbeat

someone who fails to meet a financial obligation

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The worst kinds of deadbeats are the ones who rob you twice; they accept payments from insurance companies and then spend the money themselves.
The deadbeats who ring through the close season are particularly spectacular nonentities.
Although most deadbeats aren't hard-core criminals, many well-intentioned people still manage to get overwhelmed.
He said they also pointed out that women can also be deadbeats and that women can be jerks for violating the visitation rights of fathers.
The state also wants to make public the names of deadbeats by publishing them along with the amount they owe in local newspapers.
So the state needs a more efficient computer system to crosscheck lists of deadbeats with lists of license holders or applicants.
A friend who works at a tabloid said Geraldo is a million times more effective as a journalist than those PBS deadbeats.
Simon brought in several real estate developers as clients, including Norman Dansker, head of the Coronet Group, who became a director in 1988 as well as one of its biggest borrowers and deadbeats.
Along with his brother Edward, a business writer in New York, Klink wrote Dawn of the eBay Deadbeats to tell the stories of these victims.
When deadbeats won't pay up, Bart unlocks Danny's collar, and passive pup person suddenly gets all kung fu Rottweiler on the pikers.
Rock band the Deadbeats will perform and there will be a fairground organ at the abbey on Saturday, April 13.
The Coen brothers' take on post-war private eye tales is typically askew, a supremely cinematic world inhabited by deadbeats and deviants.
The problem is, without a reliable collection mechanism to catch deadbeats, there will be more of the waste that has subjected the programs to ridicule in the past.
Additionally, ChannelAdvisor has discovered that 3-5% of deadbeats are "repeat deadbeats" meaning they consistently buy items from the same seller and fail to pay.
Webb, who has held senior positions with such companies as Baxter International, Walgreens, and Lilly/PCS, urges people to lobby to change laws that encourage deadbeats.