Definition of do-nothing in English:

do-nothing

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Pronunciation: /ˈduːnʌθɪŋ
 
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informal

adjective

Taking no action; doing nothing: a weak, divided, do-nothing government
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  • That is why he has been an indifferent, do-nothing leader.
  • I was tempted to make 2004 another do-nothing year.

noun

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An idle or feckless person: a shiftless lot of do-nothings
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  • The assets - too many to list - are being drowned in the hyperbolic ink that is spilled by the naysayers and the do-nothings.

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