Word "BAD" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adverb
Definition:
with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')
Synonyms:
badly
Examples:
the injury hurt badly
the buildings were badly shaken
it hurts bad
we need water bad

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Synonyms:
badness
Examples:
take the bad with the good

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
very intense
Synonyms:
big
Examples:
a bad headache
had a big (or bad) shock
a bad earthquake
a bad storm

Crossword Clues for BAD

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Clue Source Date
Poor-quality Universal 13 Sep 2022
Unlikely to earn a treat Wall Street Journal 06 Sep 2022
Not deserving of a treat Wall Street Journal 11 Aug 2022
Not edible anymore USA Today 17 Jul 2022
Spoiled Universal 13 Jul 2022
Good? Oh, no, no, no Family Time 11 Jul 2022
Rotten LA Times Daily 10 Jul 2022
Michael Jackson hit whose title is heard 88 times in the song New York Times 10 Jul 2022
Word before "faith" or "luck" Universal 28 Jun 2022
Reprimand for Rover Wall Street Journal 25 Jun 2022
Lousy USA Today 14 Jun 2022
How 39 day-old cabbage has turned Family Time 23 May 2022
'Good Girl Gone ___' (Rihanna album) USA Today 02 May 2022
Lousy The Washington Post 25 Apr 2022
Lousy LA Times Daily 25 Apr 2022
Strong ___ (character who answers emails in the web cartoon 'Homestar Runner') The Washington Post Sunday 17 Apr 2022
Disobedient Universal 06 Apr 2022
Dreadful Universal 22 Mar 2022
Definitely not good at all Family Time 21 Mar 2022
Rotten Universal 11 Mar 2022
Poorly behaved Newsday 08 Mar 2022
Defective Wall Street Journal 05 Mar 2022
'Good Times ___ Times' (opening track on Led Zeppelin's debut album) The Washington Post Sunday 27 Feb 2022
Naughty Universal 25 Feb 2022
Misbehaving Thomas Joseph 24 Feb 2022
___ vibes (uncomfy feelings) USA Today 11 Feb 2022
Not good USA Today 21 Jan 2022
"__ Guy": 2019 Billie Eilish #1 hit LA Times Daily 30 Dec 2021
Atrocious Universal 29 Dec 2021
Awful USA Today 02 Dec 2021
Misbehaving Thomas Joseph 23 Nov 2021
Go from ___ to worse USA Today 25 Oct 2021
Naughty Thomas Joseph 19 Oct 2021
Reprimand for Rover Wall Street Journal 12 Oct 2021
Unhealthful Newsday 24 Sep 2021
Evil Canadiana 20 Sep 2021
Like the wolf in a fairy tale Universal 15 Sep 2021
No longer edible Universal 20 Aug 2021
Misbehaving Eugene Sheffer 06 Aug 2021
Unwise, as a choice LA Times Daily 01 Aug 2021
Deserving of a timeout, say New York Times 01 Aug 2021
Unwise, as a choice The Washington Post 01 Aug 2021
Abysmal Eugene Sheffer 30 Jul 2021
See 12-Across Family Time 25 Jul 2021
Misbehaving Newsday 13 Jul 2021
Evil ... or so good Universal 13 Jul 2021
No longer edible Newsday 01 Jul 2021
Naughty Thomas Joseph 07 Jun 2021
Misbehaving Eugene Sheffer 14 May 2021
Wicked The Telegraph Quick 10 May 2021
Rebuke to Marmaduke New York Times 03 May 2021
Word before "faith" or "luck" Universal 02 May 2021
'___ dog!' New York Times 28 Apr 2021
Not even so-so Universal 18 Apr 2021
Wicked The Sun Two Speed 03 Apr 2021
Terrible British commercial The Sun Two Speed 03 Apr 2021
Awful USA Today 24 Mar 2021
Lousy New York Times 16 Mar 2021
Rotten USA Today 06 Mar 2021
Shoddy LA Times Daily 19 Feb 2021
Shoddy The Washington Post 19 Feb 2021
The odd brandy - how is that unhealthy? Irish Times Crosaire 13 Feb 2021
Not well done Newsday 03 Feb 2021
Sinister Newsday 31 Jan 2021
Evil The Sun Two Speed 02 Jan 2021
British commercial rubbish The Sun Two Speed 02 Jan 2021
U-turn from "good" Family Time 28 Dec 2020
Rebuke to a dog New York Times 21 Dec 2020
Word before 'blood' or 'faith' USA Today 19 Dec 2020
Severe Premier Sunday 13 Dec 2020
Unenviable LA Times Daily 11 Dec 2020
Unenviable The Washington Post 11 Dec 2020
Dreadful Newsday 02 Dec 2020
Like spoiled vegetables Family Time 15 Nov 2020
Past the expiration date, say New York Times 12 Nov 2020
Of poor quality The Times Concise 11 Nov 2020
Disobedient Wall Street Journal 10 Nov 2020
Defective Premier Sunday 08 Nov 2020
Diamond-selling Michael Jackson album New York Times 29 Oct 2020
Poor Michael Jackson album? The Sun Two Speed 17 Oct 2020
Abysmal Eugene Sheffer 16 Oct 2020
Past its expiration date, perhaps Universal 03 Oct 2020
Spoiled New York Times 10 Sep 2020
Poor-quality Newsday 09 Sep 2020
No longer edible Universal 25 Aug 2020
Spoiled USA Today 10 Aug 2020
Wicked in both senses? The Sun Two Speed 25 Jul 2020
Word that oddly can mean 'good' in slang The Washington Post 08 Jul 2020
Word that oddly can mean "good" in slang LA Times Daily 08 Jul 2020
Halsey's '___ at Love' USA Today 07 Jul 2020
Like a bounced check Universal 07 Jul 2020
Poor quality from all sides today Irish Times Crosaire 27 Jun 2020
In need of a timeout Wall Street Journal 02 Jun 2020
With 71 Across, intimidating interrogator The Washington Post Sunday 17 May 2020
No longer edible The Washington Post 28 Apr 2020
No longer edible LA Times Daily 28 Apr 2020
Big ___ Wolf Universal 26 Apr 2020
Terrible German spa? The Sun Two Speed 18 Apr 2020
Definitely not good Family Time 13 Apr 2020
Poor The Telegraph Quick 07 Apr 2020
Scolding word New York Times 20 Mar 2020
Past the expiration date, perhaps USA Today 18 Mar 2020
No longer edible USA Today 15 Mar 2020
Evil The Washington Post 13 Feb 2020
Evil LA Times Daily 13 Feb 2020
Like some apples The Washington Post Sunday 09 Feb 2020
What spoiled milk has gone? Family Time 20 Jan 2020
'___ Guy' (Billie Eilish song) USA Today 21 Dec 2019
Misbehaving Thomas Joseph 05 Nov 2019
Spoiled, as food Family Time 21 Oct 2019
Past the 'use by' date, perhaps USA Today 14 Oct 2019
Fifth-rate Newsday 13 Oct 2019
Good American given CBE stepped backwards? The Telegraph Toughie 04 Oct 2019
"Breaking ___" Universal 23 Sep 2019
No longer edible Newsday 06 Sep 2019
Deserving to get gonged New York Times 12 Aug 2019
Reprimand to a dog New York Times 06 Aug 2019
*Spoil Universal 31 Jul 2019
No longer edible New York Times 07 Jul 2019
Disobedient, to Fido LA Times Daily 05 Jul 2019
Disobedient, to Fido The Washington Post 05 Jul 2019
See 58-Down New York Times 28 Jun 2019
Like spoiled milk Universal 09 Jun 2019
Naughty LA Times Daily 29 May 2019
Naughty The Washington Post 29 May 2019
Misbehaving Newsday 15 May 2019
God-awful characters in the suburb admonished Irish Times Crosaire 04 May 2019
Evil Canadiana 15 Apr 2019
Villainous Wall Street Journal 04 Apr 2019
Terrible rumba dancer circling The Sun Two Speed 22 Mar 2019
Misbehaving Wall Street Journal 26 Feb 2019
With 38-Across, hex that's hard to shake New York Times 20 Feb 2019
Past the expiration date Universal 02 Feb 2019
Poor LA Times Daily 19 Jan 2019
Poor The Washington Post 19 Jan 2019
U-turn from well-behaved Family Time 14 Jan 2019
"Breaking ___" (longtime AMC series) Universal 09 Jan 2019
Poor
"Breaking ___"
Deserving to get gonged
Past the expiration date
Villainous
*Spoil
See 58-Down
Reprimand to a dog
Past the "use by" date, perhaps
Like spoiled milk
No longer edible
Disobedient, to Fido
Misbehaving
Awful
"Breaking ___" (longtime AMC series)
With 38-Across, hex that's hard to shake
Naughty
Wicked Newsday 25 Dec 2018
Jackson album featuring 'Man in the Mirror' The Chronicle of Higher Education 14 Dec 2018
Opposite of good Family Time 10 Dec 2018
Severe; of low standard The Times Concise 26 Nov 2018
Evil Wall Street Journal 17 Nov 2018
Not well-behaved Universal 25 Oct 2018
Villainous Canadiana 01 Oct 2018
U-turn from good Family Time 30 Sep 2018
Misbehaving New York Times 28 Aug 2018
Not good Universal 06 Jul 2018
Word to a dog that has just chewed the sofa New York Times 02 Jul 2018
Low-quality Premier Sunday 24 Jun 2018
Rotten to the core USA Today 07 Apr 2018
Past the 'sell-by' date, perhaps USA Today 04 Apr 2018
With 105 Down, one causing trouble The Washington Post Sunday 18 Mar 2018
Evil The Telegraph Quick 19 Feb 2018
Loathsome Newsday 16 Feb 2018
Michael Jackson hit Universal 15 Feb 2018
Michael Jackson hit
Misbehaving
Spoiled
Word to a dog that has just chewed the sofa
Spoiled
No longer edible
Jackson album featuring "Man in the Mirror"
Not well-behaved
Not good
Evil
Disobedient
Unsound Newsday 30 Dec 2017
Serious, as an injury The Washington Post 29 Dec 2017
Serious, as an injury LA Times Daily 29 Dec 2017
'He knows if you've been ___ or good, so be good for goodness sake!' Wall Street Journal 21 Dec 2017
It's not good from all sides Irish Times Crosaire 16 Dec 2017
Michael Jackson hit Thomas Joseph 14 Dec 2017
Rotten New York Times 08 Nov 2017
Terrible Newsday 19 Oct 2017
Behaving poorly Newsday 18 Oct 2017
Spoiled LA Times Daily 15 Oct 2017
Spoiled The Washington Post 15 Oct 2017
Word that can precede the first parts of 17-, 36- and 57-Across, and 11- and 32-Down USA Today 06 Oct 2017
Far from good Family Time 25 Sep 2017
1987 Michael Jackson album or single USA Today 16 Sep 2017
Not even so-so USA Today 12 Sep 2017
Reprimand to a dog USA Today 26 Aug 2017
Like a fairy-tale wolf Universal 14 Aug 2017
Awful Newsday 18 Jul 2017
Unfavorable The Washington Post 28 Jun 2017
Unfavorable LA Times Daily 28 Jun 2017
Evil Newsday 31 May 2017
1987 Michael Jackson album The Washington Post 19 May 2017
1987 Michael Jackson album LA Times Daily 19 May 2017
Not good New York Times 08 May 2017
Good, in street lingo USA Today 04 May 2017
Turned New York Times 26 Feb 2017
Wicked Eugene Sheffer 24 Jan 2017
First album to produce five #1 singles The Chronicle of Higher Education 20 Jan 2017
Misbehaving The Washington Post 19 Jan 2017
With 4-Across, Razzie Award winner, say The Washington Post 16 Jan 2017
Like a basket-spoiling apple The Washington Post 07 Jan 2017
Way past the expiration date The Washington Post 04 Jan 2017
First album to produce five #1 singles
1987 Michael Jackson album or single
Good, in street lingo
Not even so-so
Reprimand to a dog
Word that can precede the first parts of 17-, 36- and 57-Across, and 11- and 32-Down
Like a fairy-tale wolf
Not good
Rotten
Turned
Unfavorable
Spoiled
Serious, as an injury
1987 Michael Jackson album
Stuffing in crab addictive and wicked Irish Times Crosaire 24 Dec 2016
Detrimental or awful Universal 03 Dec 2016
Pretty awful Universal 12 Nov 2016
It's awful there's no credit in debit card Irish Times Crosaire 12 Nov 2016
'___ Moon Rising' (1969 song by Creedence Clearwater Revival) The Washington Post 08 Oct 2016
Pet scolder's adjective USA Today 06 Oct 2016
Worth one star, perhaps USA Today 25 Sep 2016
Tainted Newsday 16 Jul 2016
Like 24-Down Universal 06 Jul 2016
"Tsk, tsk!" USA Today 31 May 2016
Inedible New York Times 15 May 2016
'___ Moon Rising' (1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival song) The Washington Post 07 May 2016
No credit in debit card? That's awful! Irish Times Crosaire 23 Apr 2016
Deserving of a timeout Wall Street Journal 08 Apr 2016
Unenviable Newsday 18 Mar 2016
Abysmal Wall Street Journal 03 Mar 2016
Hardly an angel Universal 23 Feb 2016
Not good USA Today 12 Feb 2016
Type of dog? USA Today 14 Jan 2016
Past the expiration date, say The Washington Post 13 Jan 2016
Pretty awful
Not good
"Tsk, tsk!"
Type of dog?
Worth one star, perhaps
Like 24-Down
Sinful New York Times 30 Dec 2015
Awful Premier Sunday 20 Dec 2015
One-star Wall Street Journal 23 Oct 2015
Rotten to the core Newsday 13 Oct 2015
Word to a misbehaving dog Wall Street Journal 21 Sep 2015
Well below average Jonesin 03 Sep 2015
Definitely not good Universal 14 Aug 2015
Awful Eugene Sheffer 04 Aug 2015
Evil, below standard or off Irish Times Simplex 18 Jul 2015
Michael Jackson album USA Today 05 Jul 2015
Evil Thomas Joseph 18 Jun 2015
Rancid LA Times Daily 27 May 2015
Terrible Universal 24 May 2015
Corrupt New York Times 17 May 2015
Foul Eugene Sheffer 28 Apr 2015
Criminal Wall Street Journal 17 Apr 2015
It's not good Newsday 03 Apr 2015
It's not good for graduate to get degree Irish Times Crosaire 28 Feb 2015
Brandy taken regularly is not healthy The Times Cryptic 23 Jan 2015
No longer edible
Criminal
Definitely not good
Terrible
Rotten to the core
One-star
Abysmal
Rancid
Sinful
Michael Jackson album
Word to a misbehaving dog
Corrupt
Awful
It's not good
Loathsome
Misbehaving
Stale
Down the tubes
Terrible
Past its expiration date, maybe
Maleficent
Misbehaving
Poorly behaved
James Brown "I Want You So ___"
"Thriller" follower
Behaving poorly
Sinister
Like stormy weather
Kind of vibes?
Wicked
With 54-Across, spa town on the Lahn River
Crummy
Like a fairy-tale wolf
Defective
Scolding word to a dog
"Breaking ___" (AMC series)
Good, in some cases
Inclement
Rancid, say
Follow-up to "Thriller"
Word with "blood" or "egg"
Ill-behaved
Admonishment to a puppy
Fraudulent, say
Naughty
Past the expiration date
See 34-Across
Scolding word to a dog
Like some tempers
Disobedient
Evil
Lousy
Like some tempers
Like some news
Like a bunch-spoiling apple
Horrible
Harmful
Defective
Like a bunch-spoiling apple
Maleficent
Unfavorable
Rotten to the core
Low-quality
Like a rotten apple
With 62-Down, rotten sort
Ill-behaved
"Tsk! Tsk!"
Sinister
___ Blake (Oscar-winning role for Jeff Bridges)
Wicked
Michael Jackson chart topper
Certainly not good
Like some judgment
Michael Jackson album
Great, in slang
Deserving detention, say
Low-quality
Sinister
Wicked
Great, in slang
Fifth-rate
Like a rotten apple
Like some judgment
Rotten
Rotten
Counterfeit
Injurious
Good in the 'hood
Evil
Inadequate
Scolding word to a dog
GnR: "___ Apples"
Like some judgment
1987 Michael Jackson album
Disobedient, as a dog
Dog-scolding word
Rotten
With 18-Across, no-goodnik
U2 song about "Spider-Man" in general?
Good in the 'hood
Evil
Counterfeit
Counterfeit
Inauspicious
*Michael Jackson, 1987
Reprimand to Rover
Rotten
Scolding word to a dog
Word with "blood" or "luck"
Word with "egg" or "luck"
Turned
Nasty
Uncooperative
George Thorogood stutter "B-B-B-B-___..."
Spoiled
Disobedient
Poorer than poor
Poor-quality
Naughty
Disobedient
Word with apple or egg
Michael Jackson hit
Now inedible
Spoiled
1987 Michael Jackson hit
Sinister
Good, in the 'hood
Fourth-rate
Like some tempers
Word with "blood" or "dog"
It came after "Thriller"
Dog-scolding word
Naughty
Rotten
Like Leroy Brown
Word with "egg" or "luck"
Like Leroy Brown
Inedible
Good, in the 'hood
Good and ugly partner
Unhealthy
Unfortunate
"Thriller" follower
Severe
No longer fresh
Good, in the 'hood
Like Leroy Brown, so the song says
With 2-Down, what a villain may come to
"___ dog!"
Poor
Good, as a pun
Spoiled
Rancid, say
Not good
Harmful
Ill-behaved
In trouble, with "off"
Follow-up to the "Thriller" album
Sinful
Wretched
Lousy
Low-quality
With 1-Down, something unlikely to pay off
No good
Word with blood or boy
Malevolent
Corrupt
"___ Moon Rising"
Quite inadequate
Rotten egg, e.g.
Unfavorable
No good
Spoiled
Unsatisfactory
Inclement
Word before egg or luck
Unsatisfactory
Poorly behaved
Mischievous
Severe
Stern word to Spot
Disobedient
Sort of seed
Good, ironically, in slang
Sort of seed
Adverse
Ill-behaved
Nefarious
Below standard
Tainted
Peck's ___ Boy (serialized character in 1800s newspapers)
1987 album with five #1 hits
Not well-behaved
1987 Jackson hit
Nefarious
Awful
Naughty
Nonfunctioning
Slutty
Good, in the 'hood
Like Leroy Brown
Atrocious
Evil
Not behaving well
Just awful
Good, on the street
Good, in street talk
Good, on the street
Lousy
"My ___!" ("Oops!")
'-- to Me' ('64 hit)
Sinister
Michael Jackson #1 hit
Counterfeit
Word with blood or dog
Good (slang)
Follow-up to "Thriller"
Good, in street slang
Hardly well-behaved
Having turned
Inadequate
17-Across, to you and me
Inadequate
Having turned
Hardly well-behaved
Good, in street slang
'-- Medicine' ('88 hit)
Incorrect
Ghastly
"___ Boys" (1983)
1987 hit for Michael Jackson
Lousy
Dreadful
Evil
Michael Jackson album after "Thriller"
Naughty
Good, to some
One-star
Ill-behaved
Defective
Like some apples
Naughty
Tiptop, to teens
Reprimand for Rover
Like Leroy Brown
Off, in the fridge
Villainous
Detrimental
Injurious
'One -- Apple ('71 song)'
'_____ Girls' ('79 smash)
Mischievous
Good, in slang
Misbehaving
Spoiled
In need of disciplining
Rotten
Spoiled
Michael Jackson smash
Word to a dog
Spoiled
Michael Jackson oldie
Naughty
"___ dog!"
1987 Michael Jackson smash
Like the little girl with a curl?
Warning to Fido
Inclement
Incorrect
Rotten
Deserving a spanking
Defective
Quip: Part 3
Jackson hit album
Good, in the 'hood
Already turned
Good, slangily
"___ idea!"
Good, in some slang
Good, in the 'hood?
Very good, slangily
Like the wolf that tormented the three little pigs
Unfavorable
___ dog!
Already turned
Dog reprimand
Well below standard
Harmful
Scolding word
Hardly well-behaved
Mischievous
Misbehaving
Jackson album
Tainted
Word with blood or conduct
1987 hit for Michael Jackson
Not up to snuff
Dog-scolding word
Kind of news
Ill-done
Evil
Turned, as food
Like Big Leroy Brown
Unsound
Poor
Opposite of 42-Across
Good, in street talk
The ____ News Bears
____ Ems Germany
Faulty
South Dakota lands
Deleterious
Kind of vibes?
Rotten
Inclement
Sequel to "Thriller”
Nefarious
Deleterious
Michael Jackson album
Inferior
1987 Michael Jackson album
Beastly
Tainted
Jackson's good album
Michael Jackson hit
Not prudent
Smidgen becomes rancid
German bath
Unfavorable
Terrible
Counterfeit
Like Leroy Brown
Decomposed
Unfit
___ Homburg, W. German spa
Atrocious
"Peck's ___ Boy": 1883
March's "The ___ Seed"
Unsound
Like Peck's boy
"The ___ News Bears"
Word with egg or apple
Like Red Riding Hood's wolf
Faulty
Troublesome
Kind of blood
Kind of luck or egg
Like some checks
Egg or wolf
Disobedient
___ Lands of South Dakota
Kind of blood or lands
Like some Dakota lands
German swim spot
Nauheim, for one
Kind of actor or blood
Kind of temper
"The ___ Seed"
Ems or Nauheir
Unpleasant.
Harmful.
Unfavorable.
Flagrant.
Below standard.
Inadequate
Hurtful.
Faulty.
Severe.
Malefic.
Defective.
Worthless.
Incorrect.
Disagreeable.
Troublesome.
Wrong.
Noxious.
Delinquent.
Not valid.
The ___ Lands of South Dakota.
Atrocious.
"Peck's ___ Boy."
___ Nauheim.
George W. Peck's boy.
German spa.
___ Lands, S. D.
___ Lands, South Dakota and Nebraska.
Evil.
"This bold ___ man."—King Henry VIII.
___ blood
Dire
Subpar
Like unpleasant news
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