no-hoper

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Etymology[edit]

From no + hope + -er

Noun[edit]

no-hoper ‎(plural no-hopers)

  1. Someone or something that has no hope of success.
    • 1990, House of Cards, Season 1, Episode 4:
      Francis Urquhart: Six days to the first ballot. Who are we up against?
      Tim Stamper: Mackenzie, Earle, Woolton, Samuels, and three no-hopers: Bairsted, Llewellyn-Jones-Rhys, and Bogg.

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