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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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никчёмный - useless (29th July 2012)

никчёмный  [nik-CHOM-niy] (adjective) - useless

Мне осточертело делать эту никчёмную работу! = I'm fed up with doing this useless work!

Я чувствую себя никчёмным человеком. = I feel like a useless person.

 

The word comes from the expression "мне это ни к чему" = I don't need it. This word is quite informal. Its "neutral" synonym is "бесполезный".

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