Definitions

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  • n. One of no merit; one who is not worthy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of no merit; one who is nor deserving or worthy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of no merit; one who is not deserving or worthy.

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Examples

  • You see, my good wenches, how men of merit are sought after: the undeserver may sleep when the man of action is called on.

    Act II. Scene IV. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth

  • If the person requesting be somewhat a stranger, but much inferior to the person of whom the entreats the kindness, then she must begin with an insinuation, excusing her boldness in daring to request a favour of a person whom she never obliged by any former service; yet adding withal, that knowing her goodness, and the delight her Ladiship takes in bestowing courtesies on the undeserver, she fears not a denial.

    The Gentlewoman's Companion: or,%0AA Guide to the Female Sex

  • You see, my good wenches, how men of merit are sought after: the undeserver may sleep, when the man of action is called on.

    The Second Part of King Henry IV

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