do-nothing do-nothing

Definition(s):

  1. (n) person who does no work
  2. (adj) characterized by inability or unwillingness to work toward a goal or assume responsibility

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Over the subsequent two decades, Hansen's concerns for the world's future have only mounted, eventually putting him on a collision course with a do-nothing Bush Administration.

News

  • ABCNEWS: Cat runs for mayor in beleaguered Mexican town

    Frustration with do-nothing politicians has sparked a surreal situation in the eastern Mexican city of Xalapa, where two students have nominated a cat for that town's upcoming mayoral election.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: El Paso Times

Quotes

  • "Let me offer an advance warning to the old, big spending, do-nothing, me-first, country-second Washington crowd: change is coming," McCain said.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Reuters

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