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- Not good; unfavorable; negative.
- You have bad credit.
- Seemingly non-appropriate, in manners, etc.
- It is bad manners to talk with your mouth full.
- Not suitable or fitting.
- tricky; stressful; unpleasant
- Divorce is usually a bad experience for everybody involved.
- evil, wicked
- Be careful. There are bad people in the world.
- faulty; not functional
- I had a bad headlight.
- Of food, spoilt, rotten, overripe.
- Of breath, malodorous, foul.
- bold and daring
- Severe, urgent (of a need or want).
- He is in bad need of a haircut.
- I didn't do too bad in the last exam.
- error, mistake
- Sorry, my bad!
- : fantastic
- You is bad, man!
- To shell (a walnut).
- 1876, The Gloucester Journal, Oct. 7, 1876, reported in William John Thomas, Doran (John), Henry Frederick Turle, Joseph Knight, Vernon Horace Rendall, Florence Hayllar, Notes and Queries, page 346
- A curious specimen of Gloucestershire dialect c»me out in an assault case heard by the Gloucester court magistrates on Saturday. One of the witnesses, speaking of what a girl was doing at the time the assault took place, said she was ' badding ' walnuts in a pigstye. The word is peculiarly provincial : to ' bad ' walnuts is to strip away the husk. The walnut, too, is often called » 'bannut,' and hence the old Gloucestershire phrase, ' Come an' bad the bannuts.'