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Synonyms for no-good

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

Synonyms for no-good

returned for lack of funds


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They live in little more than a rural shack, but at least it's a roof over their heads - and now they could end up homeless, thanks to her no-good estranged dad.
Meanwhile, Trish's sister, Joy (Shirley Henderson), breaks up from her no-good husband, Allen (Michael Kenneth Williams) but is stalked by the ghost of her old flame, Andy (Paul Reubens).
Link conveyors for SPI NG/good buffer are designed to stack no-good PCBs and transfer good PCBs to the next process using FIFO.
THE STORY: Fred (Vaughn), the no-good brother of Santa Claus (Giamatti), heads to Toyland to visit his family and earn a little extra money helping out with the pre-Christmas rush, but ends up causing havoc.
Her mother chases an endless line of no-good men, hoping one of them will turn out to have some cash, and she bounces Easter all around the country.
Although I'm a huge fan of black music and movies, I sometimes struggle with myself for patronizing projects latent with those age-old stereotypes--the sassy mammies and the no-good hoodlums--even though I know ultimately whites green-lighted these images," reveals News Editor Nicole Marie Richardson, who spent three months researching and writing "Reel Prophets.
The abundance of fungi with their differing powers of interaction similarly increase the odds that for any no-good intruder, there's already an antagonist on hand.
Dale Rowin, a co-owner of Tom's Tree Place of Lubbock, Texas, first suspected no-good when he saw a length of hose over a fence at the company's maintenance garage.
Bad girl Tracy and her no-good dad Ray bond in Southport over a game of crazy golf.
Trouble ahead: Jaime's character Stacie sees her no-good husband return; Trendy: Donald's tweed on Nike shoe
It's a stacked- deck exercise in which the betrayed woman is unbelievably innocent and the no-good man cartoonishly wicked.
Louis waterfront, populated by colorful lowlifes, minstrels and no-good so-and-so's.
The tricky thing is differentiating a guy who's made a slip up or two from a no-good guy you need to heave-ho.
On the other hand, in a late poem called "No-Good Blues" he almost seems to say that the great names in high European culture are not as important in his experience: "I try to hide in Proust, / Mallarme, & Camus, but the no-good blues / come looking for me.
Carmen Sandiego and her band of no-good bandits have done it again.