Normal Person: No man, the Raiders suck. Get a job.
A degenerate is a person who has declined, as in morals or character, from a type or standard considered normal.
To fall from grace, to degrade, to become corrupt, to lose good or admirable qualities.
Describing someone or something who has lost their good qualities and has become undesirable or even abnormal.
Your boyfriend ran off with another woman and took your best jewelry?! Why, that degenerate-!
JC: Who? Bush? That degenerate was bitching about absolutly nothing. Who the fuck voted for him?
To lose quality, gradual breakdown, outlive one's usefulness.
eg.2 crag's sexlife degenerated after mongdog tore his groin up.