Definitions English

bad

  • Not achieving an adequate standard; poor: a bad concert.
  • Evil; sinful.
  • Vulgar or obscene: bad language.
  • Informal Disobedient or naughty: bad children.
  • Disagreeable, unpleasant, or disturbing: a bad piece of news.
  • Unfavorable: bad reviews for the play.
  • Not fresh; rotten or spoiled: bad meat.
  • Injurious in effect; detrimental: bad habits.
  • Not working properly; defective: a bad telephone connection.
  • Full of or exhibiting faults or errors: bad grammar.
  • Having no validity; void: passed bad checks.
  • Being so far behind in repayment as to be considered a loss: bad loans.
  • Severe; intense: a bad cold.
  • Being in poor health or in pain: I feel bad today.
  • Being in poor condition; diseased: bad lungs.
  • Sorry; regretful: She feels bad about how she treated you.
  • Slang Very good; great.
  • Something that is below standard or expectations, as of ethics or decency: weighing the good against the bad.
  • Usage Problem Badly.
  • in bad Informal In trouble or disfavor.
  • my bad Slang Used to acknowledge that one is at fault.
  • half Informal Reasonably good.
  • Archaic A past tense of bid.