Definition of good-for-nought in English:

good-for-nought

adjective

depreciative, derogatory, archaic
  • Good-for-nothing.

noun

depreciative, derogatory, archaic
  • Good-for-nothing.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From good + for + nought.

Pronunciation

good-for-nought

/ˈɡʊdfəˌnɔːt/