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bad news Syllabification: bad news

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of bad news in English:


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?
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