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a bad crowd

Definition of a bad crowd

  1. :  people who do illegal or immoral things <Her parents are concerned that she's been hanging out with a bad crowd.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  failing to reach an acceptable standard :  poor

    :  unfavorable

    :  not fresh :  spoiled

  1. :  something that is bad

    :  an evil or unhappy state

    :  fault

  1. :  badly

crowdplay
  1. :  to press on :  hurry

    :  to press close

    :  to collect in numbers

  1. :  a large number of persons especially when collected together :  throng

    :  the great body of the people :  populace

    :  most of one's peers

  1. :  an ancient Celtic stringed instrument that is plucked or bowed —called also crwth

    :  violin


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