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Someone who is bad at doing something

amateur

noun

someone who does not do something very well

incompetent

noun

someone who lacks the ability or skills to do something

cowboy

noun

someone in business who provides goods or services that are of very bad quality

piss artist

noun

someone who does something very badly

bungler

noun

inadequate

noun

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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