Synonyms of ne'er-do-well in English:

ne'er-do-well


See definition of ne'er-do-well

noun

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SYNONYMS

good-for-nothing, layabout, loafer, idler, shirker, sluggard, slugabed, drone

black sheep

rascal, rogue, scoundrel

informal waster, lazybones

British informal skiver

Northern English informal scally

North American informal bum, gold brick, goof-off

archaic wastrel

archaic fainéant