Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of no-mark in English:
An unimportant, unsuccessful, or worthless person: a bunch of glue-sniffing no-marks with underfed dogs on strings
More example sentences
- You had to drag in this bunch of no-marks to make up the numbers!
- Sheridan was never going to do to him what he did to the Aussie no-mark the week before.
- Whole Wide World is one of the first songs a bunch of scruffy young teenage no-marks ever played in public, down in Lower Salthill.
1980s: perhaps from the idea of performing badly at school.
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