good-for-nothing


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Synonyms for good-for-nothing

Synonyms for good-for-nothing

a self-indulgent person who spends time avoiding work or other useful activity

Synonyms for good-for-nothing

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Knowing what her sons had been involved in, she wrestled with her conscience and even called on their equally good-for-nothing father for help, only to be punched in the stomach.
But research has shown not all youths display what is thought to be generally good-for-nothing behaviour.
These words are spoken by Sydney Carton, a scruffy drunkard, who describes himself as a good-for-nothing who has never done any good and never will.
Waste of space, good-for-nothing Perry Spiller actually managed to create this blinking, thinking vision of beauty.
99) tells of Ronnie, whose mother to Alaska when after becoming involved with a good-for-nothing boyfriend.
How about we trade their 9 million illegal immigrants for 9 million good-for-nothing, out-of-work, collecting-unemployment American citizens .
I called to him that Osama bin Laden was a miserable low-life scumbag, and he yelled back that Paul Martin is a rich, good-for-nothing, lying windbag.
To become a lazy good-for-nothing git is a legitimate aspiration of a majority of people anywhere.
School of Rock (Richard Linklater) A good-for-nothing layabout makes a bunch of school kids hip to the transformative power of rock 'n' roll, in the kind of smartly crafted mainstream comedy we thought no one knew how to make anymore.
Out satirist Maney (The Case of the Good-For-Nothing Girlfriend) comes up with a zany spoof.
By issuing a report which adds this good-for-nothing creature to its endangered species list but sidesteps whether its numbers have truly declined, and usurping the role of the Army Corps of Engineers, state and local agencies (who have authority over the wetlands), the Fish & Wildlife Service makes the Endangered Species Act into a travesty that merely lends fuel to efforts to dismantle the Act in its entirety.