Definition of feckless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfekləs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfekləs//
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having a weak character; not behaving in a responsible way Her husband was a charming, but lazy and feckless man. Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Scots and northern English dialect feck (from effeck, variant of effect) + -less.
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