Definitions

  • n. A bad person.

Example Sentences

  • "I wouldn't let that no-goodnik house-sit for me if I were you."

Languages of Origin

  • English

Etymology

  • Eng. adj. no-good + Yid. suffix ניק- -nik 'person'

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      no goodnik, nogoodnik

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