Definition of do-nothing in English:

do-nothing

adjective

informal
  • Taking no action; doing nothing.

    ‘a weak, divided, do-nothing government’
    • ‘That is why he has been an indifferent, do-nothing leader.’
    • ‘I was tempted to make 2004 another do-nothing year.’

noun

informal
  • An idle or feckless person.

    ‘a shiftless lot of do-nothings’
    • ‘The assets - too many to list - are being drowned in the hyperbolic ink that is spilled by the naysayers and the do-nothings.’
    idler, loafer, good-for-nothing, wastrel, drone, scrounger, cadger, ne'er-do-well, do-nothing, layabout, slob, lounger, shirker, sluggard, laggard, slugabed, malingerer

Pronunciation

do-nothing

/ˈduːnʌθɪŋ/