Usage examples for feckless

  1. On and on through the snow rode the feckless couple. – Terribly Intimate Portraits by Noël Coward
  2. " Now out on thee, thou feckless kerl, A loon thou art," she said. – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke
  3. He's a feckless young gentleman, and I often think as he's like to bring the old master's hairs with sorrow to the grave. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  4. Feckless- that is what our politics is. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  5. This fact is well known to all whose path in life leads them to the trenches; but for all that Tommy is a feckless lad. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  6. " But you must e'en let us go our feckless way. – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. Indian fray, turbulent rapids, winter cold took toll of the weak and the feckless. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  8. Was the puir feckless husband- creature ye had wi' ye at the inn, Jaffray Delamayn? – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  9. " He's nane feckless for the deevil's wark or for his ain, which is ae thing and the same. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  10. She twists father round her little finger; and you can see all the time what she thinks- that there never was such a bad landlord, or such a miserable, feckless crew as the rest of us, before she came to put us straight! – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  11. Under the circumstances, and though I had found reason to believe that they were lazy, feckless rogues enough, who really needed an iron- handed kaid to rule over them, I told Salam to pass word round that their wants would be supplied at the day's end. – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan