English dictionary definition of:

bad


Noun

  • that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency

Adjective

  • having undesirable or negative qualities
  • feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone
  • very intense
  • feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')
  • (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
  • not capable of being collected
  • below average in quality or performance
  • nonstandard
  • not financially safe or secure
  • physically unsound or diseased
  • capable of harming
  • characterized by wickedness or immorality
  • reproduced fraudulently
  • not working properly

Adverb

  • with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')
  • very much; strongly

Thesaurus

badly   badness   big   defective   forged   high-risk   regretful   risky   sorry   speculative   spoiled   spoilt   tough   uncollectible   unfit   unsound  

Scrabble score for bad


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 08:11:41 on 12-02-20

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