Unfavorable; negative; not good.
"You have bad credit."
"The weather looks pretty bad right now."
"Don't talk to him; he's in a bad mood."
Not suitable or fitting.
"Do you think it is a bad idea to confront him directly?"
Not appropriate, of manners etc.
"It is bad manners to talk with your mouth full."
Unhealthy; liable to cause health problems.
"Lard is bad for you. Smoking is bad for you, too. Grapes are bad for dogs but not for humans."
Sickly, unhealthy, unwell.
"Joe's in a bad way; he can't even get out of bed."
"I went to the hospital to see how my grandfather was doing. Unfortunately, he's in a bad state."
"I've had a bad back since the accident."
Tricky; stressful; unpleasant.
"Divorce is usually a bad experience for everybody involved."
"Be careful. There are bad people in the world."
Faulty; not functional.
"I had a bad headlight."
, rotten, overripe.
"These apples have gone bad."
"Bad breath is not pleasant for anyone."
False; counterfeit; illegitimate.
"They were caught trying to pass bad coinage."
Unskilled; of limited ability; not good.
"I'm pretty bad at speaking French."
"He's a bad gardener; everything he tries to grow ends up dying."
Of poor physical appearance.
"I look really bad whenever I get less than seven hours of sleep."
"I don't look bad in this dress, do I?"
Bold and daring.
"He is in bad need of a haircut."
Overly promiscuous, licentious.
"You is SIC bad, man!"
"I didn't do too bad in the last exam."
"Sorry, my bad!"
An item (or kind of item) of merchandise with negative value; an unwanted good.
form of Alternative past tense|bid. See bade.
To shell (a walnut).
Evil or mischievous by nature.
Excellent; awesome; masterful.
"That was a wicked guitar solo, bro!"
Having a wick.
"a two-wicked lamp"
(Alternative form of) wick (Etymology 3 Adjective), as applying to inanimate objects only.
Infested with maggots.
"The band we went to see the other night was wicked loud!"
People who are wicked.
simple past tense and past participle of wick
Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; - the opposite of good; as, a bad man; bad conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad air; bad health; a bad crop; bad news.
Having a wick; - used chiefly in composition; as, a two-wicked lamp.
Evil in principle or practice; deviating from morality; contrary to the moral or divine law; addicted to vice or sin; sinful; immoral; profligate; - said of persons and things; as, a wicked king; a wicked woman; a wicked deed; wicked designs.
Cursed; baneful; hurtful; bad; pernicious; dangerous.
Ludicrously or sportively mischievous; disposed to mischief; roguish.
that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency;
"take the bad with the good"
having undesirable or negative qualities;
"a bad report card"
"his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"
"a bad little boy"
"clothes in bad shape"
"a bad cut"
"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"
"a bad headache"
"in a big rage"
"had a big (or bad) shock"
"a bad earthquake"
"a bad storm"
feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad');
"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;
"a refrigerator full of spoilt food"
not capable of being collected;
"a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
below average in quality or performance;
"a bad chess player"
"a bad recital"
"so-called bad grammar"
not financially safe or secure;
"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;
"has a bad back"
"a bad heart"
"an unsound limb"
capable of harming;
"smoking is bad for you"
keenly sorry or regretful;
"felt bad about letting the team down"
"was sorry that she had treated him so badly"
"felt bad about breaking the vase"
characterized by wickedness or immorality;
"led a very bad life"
"like a bad penny..."
"a forged twenty dollar bill"
not working properly;
"a bad telephone connection"
"a defective appliance"
with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly');
"the injury hurt badly"
"the buildings were badly shaken"
"it hurts bad"
"we need water bad"
very much; strongly;
"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"
morally bad in principle or practice
having committed unrighteous acts;
"a sinful person"
intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
"a severe case of flu"
"a terrible cough"
"under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"
"a wicked cough"
morally bad or wrong;
"an evil influence"
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
"a disgusting smell"
"a loathsome disease"
"the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"
"a wicked stench"