Definition of no-account in English:


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North American informal


  • Of little or no importance, value, or use; worthless: a series of no-account boyfriends
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    • The degeneration of the proud self-sufficient savage into the shifty, no-account native is often as tragic as it is inevitable.
    • But what else could I expect from a bunch of low-rent, no-account hoodlums like you?
    • Most promisingly of all, there is Jack Black, playing Shaun's no-account brother Lance.


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  • A worthless or unimportant person: I do not intend to let some no-account get his hands on my money
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    • But protecting the right of a people to run no-accounts out of office and to have a real voice in decisions that affect them is dear to US and Taiwanese hearts.
    • The hooks are less obvious, and the tales of castaways and hopeless no-accounts not nearly as prevalent.
    • Do you reckon I'm stupid enough to waste money on a no-account like you?

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