- From no good + -nik. Likely influenced by, evolved from, or borrowed directly into Yiddish from the Russian негодник (nye-GOD-nik) (“worthless person, reprobate, ne'er-do-well”) (Wiktionary)
“And: 4. Rest assured that anyone who tells you that you need any of the following things on your website is a nogoodnik and/or simply wrong.”
“And where was my tape with that heavyweight whose name I am still afraid to mention, given that my meeting with him was part of an investigative mission to get the goods on a nogoodnik agent in the boxing business?”
“If I was a nogoodnik I could abuse their credit card.”
“So, straight man space hero, charismatic nogoodnik, and your smart, brave, space princess vs the diabolical H'Harn invasion.”
“Some cleaning up of some nogoodnik murderous types for Tate and Trigger.”
“Basically meaning he was one of a band of nogoodnik more-than-human raiders.”
“How dare Rienhardt and his liberal 9th Circuit cronies clearly violate established precedent with their nogoodnik activist judging!”
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“A Macedonian warrior apparently ran afoul of the usual nogoodnik Greek godlings.”
“Yes, of course there is a feud, and a nogoodnik at the heart of wanting to lessen the human population of the mountains considerably for their own ends.”
“Nope, Supergran gets her powers the good old fashioned accidental way, and sets up to protect the town from the odd dastardly nogoodnik.”
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