Entry from US English dictionary
A person or thing that is regarded as unpleasant, unlucky, or undesirable: dry weather is always bad news for gardeners
More example sentences
- Bad news is always hard but bad news on a beautiful sunny morning seems doubly burdensome.
- His hard, dark orbs dart to and fro while he delivers a good news / bad news proposition.
- Isn't there always bad news just when you think a project is going along nicely?
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: bad news
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