A person who is not expected to be successful: they wasted their nominations on a no-hoper
More example sentences
- Based on a true story, the film tells how a racehorse dismissed as a no-hoper, ridden by a hot-tempered loser, and owned by a grieving businessman, won the hearts of a nation.
- When I was young, my mum used to tell me there were two types of people in our street - the no-hopers and the hard workers.
- It would be difficult if I only had poor horses and I was only struggling with no-hopers.
Definition of no-hoper in:
- The US English dictionary