One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a good-for-nothing layabout’
useless, worthless, incompetent, inefficient, inept, ne'er-do-well
lazy, idle, slothful, indolent, shiftless, spiritless, apathetic, aimless, unambitious, unenterprising
informal no-good, no-account, lousy
1‘he considered the workers lazy good-for-nothings’
ne'er-do-well, layabout, do-nothing, idler, loafer, slob, lounger, sluggard, laggard, slugabed, malingerer, shirker
informal skiver, waster, slacker, lazybones, lead-swinger, couch potato
British informal scrimshanker
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