Of poor quality or a low standard
Make a favourable (or unfavourable) impression through one’s performance
A bad or corrupt person in a group, especially one whose behaviour is likely to have a detrimental influence on the others
Be regarded by someone with favour (or disfavour)
In a willing and happy (or resentful and reluctant) manner
Be commendable or admirable (or unpleasant or undesirable)
Be in (or out of) favour 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
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.
Used to indicate that something is regrettable but is now beyond retrieval
A man who does not conform to approved standards of behaviour, especially in a particular sphere of activity
A person who misbehaves or makes trouble.
A ball pitched outside the strike zone; frequently attributive, especially in bad-ball hitter.
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.
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.
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.
A piece of bad luck
A debt that cannot be recovered
Intent to deceive
An offence against current social conventions
An angry or irritable state of mind
Criticize (someone) behind their back
A person or thing that is regarded as unpleasant, unlucky, or undesirable
A person regarded as bad or corrupt by nature and liable to have a harmful influence on other people
Used to express sympathy or commiserations
Any of various early quarto editions of plays by Shakespeare which are regarded as unauthoritative.
Unpleasant-smelling breath; halitosis
Lack of polite or well-bred social behaviour
Malicious, unsympathetic, or cynical
A dishonest person