Of poor quality; inferior or defective
Make a favorable (or unfavorable) impression through one’s performance
A bad or corrupt person in a group, typically one whose behavior is likely to have a detrimental influence on his or her associates
Be regarded by someone with favor (or disfavor)
In a willing and happy (or reluctant and resentful) manner
Be in or out of favor with someone
Used to express approval (or disapproval or dissatisfaction)
(Of a clock or watch) record time accurately (or inaccurately)
Do something that is helpful (or unhelpful) for someone
Used to acknowledge responsibility for a mistake
Used to indicate that something is regrettable but now beyond retrieval
A man who does not conform to approved standards of behavior, especially in a particular sphere of activity
To look upon with a bad eye and variants: to take a dim view of; to look askance at or disapprove of.
A scoundrel, a ne'er-do-well.
An unexpected or irregular bounce of the ball.
A person who misbehaves or makes trouble.
A ball pitched outside the strike zone; frequently attributive, especially in bad-ball hitter.
A piece of bad luck
A debt that cannot be recovered
Intent to deceive
An offense against current social conventions
Informal (originally US). A woman who defies expected or approved standards of conduct, especially one who behaves in a wild, rebellious, or sexually provocative manner.
A ruffian; a hooligan or miscreant.
An evil or suspicious mind. Now rare.
Debased coinage; counterfeit money.
An angry or irritable state of mind
Criticize (someone or something); speak disloyally of
A person or thing that is regarded as unpleasant, unlucky, or undesirable
A penny which is debased or counterfeit. In later use chiefly in the proverb a bad penny always returns (also turns up), and (now especially) in similative or figurative use in allusion to this, with reference to the predictable, and often unwanted, return of a disreputable or prodigal person after some absence, or (more generally) to the continual recurrence of someone or something.
A person regarded as bad or corrupt by nature and liable to have a harmful influence on other people
To speak badly of, disparage; to speak maliciously about (a person who is absent).
Poor, indelicate, or undiscriminating judgement, especially with regard to what is aesthetically pleasing, polite, socially appropriate, or fashionable; (hence) something which results from or embodies this.
A bad or distressing (psychological) experience caused by taking a hallucinogenic drug (especially LSD), often involving extreme fear or anxiety, disorientation, etc. (also in extended use).
That induces a feeling of unhappiness or discontentment; characterized by such a feeling; gloomy, pessimistic, down-beat.
Designating something which is simultaneously good and bad, especially that is generally bad or inferior, but has redeeming characteristics, or is a particularly good example of an inferior thing.
Unpleasant-smelling breath; halitosis
Lack of polite or well-bred social behavior
Malicious, unsympathetic, or cynical
Any of various early quarto editions of plays by Shakespeare which are regarded as unauthoritative.
Used in similative expressions to refer to the unwelcome return of someone or something.
Easily annoyed or made angry
A day on which everything seems to go wrong, characterized as a day on which one’s hair is particularly unmanageable
(Usually with the) (the name of) a wolf who is the villain of various nursery stories; (hence allusively) any threatening or sinister person or thing.