Definition Of bad


(of food) decayed; putrid.

everything in the fridge would go bad

(of parts of the body) injured, diseased, or causing pain.

a bad back


he beat her up real bad

good; excellent.

they want the baddest, best-looking Corvette there is

morally depraved; wicked.

the bad guys

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Example Of bad

  • After all, our national inheritance also includes heart disease, damp and bad teeth.

  • All share some of the ailments of old age, including poor memories, fading eyesight and bad hearing.

  • Ben informs us that his good grades are like a licence for bad behaviour.

  • Complain about their bad grammar or poor choice of headlines or biased editorials.

  • Did he feel bad sending our boys into battle without adequate body armour?

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