Bad Meaning

There are 17 meaning(s) for word Bad

Meaning 1 : with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')

    Example : the injury hurt badly,the buildings were badly shaken,it hurts bad,we need water bad

    Synonyms : badly
Meaning 2 : that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency

    Example : take the bad with the good

    Synonyms : badness
Meaning 3 : very intense

    Example : a bad headache,had a big (or bad) shock,a bad earthquake,a bad storm

    Synonyms : big
Meaning 4 : not capable of being collected

    Example : a bad (or uncollectible) debt

    Synonyms : uncollectible
Meaning 5 : reproduced fraudulently

    Example : like a bad penny...

    Synonyms : forged
Meaning 6 : physically unsound or diseased

    Example : has a bad back,a bad heart,bad teeth

    Synonyms : unfit,  unsound
Meaning 7 : not working properly

    Example : a bad telephone connection

    Synonyms : defective
Meaning 8 : feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone

    Example : he felt bad about breaking the vase

    Synonyms : regretful,  sorry
Meaning 9 : not financially safe or secure

    Example : a bad investment

    Synonyms : high-risk,  risky,  speculative
Meaning 10 : feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')

    Example : my throat feels bad,she felt bad all over

    Synonyms : tough
Meaning 11 : (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition

    Example : bad meat

    Synonyms : spoiled,  spoilt
Meaning 12 : very much; strongly

    Example : I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it,the cables had sagged badly,they were badly in need of help,he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it

    Synonyms : badly
Meaning 13 : below average in quality or performance

    Example : a bad chess player,a bad recital

Meaning 14 : capable of harming

    Example : bad air,smoking is bad for you

Meaning 15 : characterized by wickedness or immorality

    Example : led a very bad life

Meaning 16 : having undesirable or negative qualities

    Example : a bad report card,his sloppy appearance made a bad impression,a bad little boy,clothes in bad shape,a bad cut,bad luck,the news was very bad,the reviews were bad,the pay is bad,it was a bad light for reading,the movie was a bad choice

Meaning 17 : nonstandard

    Example : so-called bad grammar

Bad Antonyms

How to Pronounce Bad

  • bæd