Definition of Bad in English :
Define Bad in English
Bad meaning in English
Meaning of Bad in English
Pronunciation of Bad in English
Bad pronunciation in English
Pronounce Bad in Englishsee synonyms of bad
1. bad, badness
that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Example Sentences:'take the bad with the good'
having undesirable or negative qualities
Example Sentences:'a bad report card''his sloppy appearance made a bad impression''a bad little boy''clothes in bad shape''a bad cut''bad luck''the news was very bad''the reviews were bad''the pay is bad''it was a bad light for reading''the movie was a bad choice'
3. bad, big
Example Sentences:'a bad headache''in a big rage''had a big (or bad) shock''a bad earthquake''a bad storm'
4. bad, tough
feeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially for bad')
Example Sentences:'my throat feels bad''she felt bad all over''he was feeling tough after a restless night'
(of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
Example Sentences:'bad meat''a refrigerator full of spoilt food'
feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
Example Sentences:'felt regretful over his vanished youth''regretful over mistakes she had made''he felt bad about breaking the vase'
7. bad, uncollectible
not capable of being collected
Example Sentences:'a bad (or uncollectible) debt'
below average in quality or performance
Example Sentences:'a bad chess player''a bad recital'
Example Sentences:'so-called bad grammar'
not financially safe or secure
Example Sentences:'a bad investment''high risk investments''anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky''speculative business enterprises'
physically unsound or diseased
Example Sentences:'has a bad back''a bad heart''bad teeth''an unsound limb''unsound teeth'
capable of harming
Example Sentences:'bad air''smoking is bad for you'
characterized by wickedness or immorality
Example Sentences:'led a very bad life'
14. bad, forged
Example Sentences:'like a bad penny...''a forged twenty dollar bill'
15. bad, defective
not working properly
Example Sentences:'a bad telephone connection''a defective appliance'
16. bad, badly
with great intensity (bad' is a nonstandard variant for badly')
Example Sentences:'the injury hurt badly''the buildings were badly shaken''it hurts bad''we need water bad'
17. bad, badly
very much; strongly
Example Sentences:'I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it''the cables had sagged badly''they were badly in need of help''he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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