: failing to reach an acceptable standard : poor
: not sound : dilapidated
- the house was in bad condition
: morally objectionable : evil
: inadequate or unsuited to a purpose
: suffering pain or distress
: not able to be collected
: good, great
- one of the baddest songwriters to be found anywhere
- —Black Collegian
: fairly or acceptably good
: quite good or impressive
- She eyes the other girls' clothes. A bright orange skirt. Good. A black cocktail dress with a gold belt. Not bad. A white dress with a blousy, frilly top. Hideous.
- —Karl Taro Greenfeld
- For the second time in three games, Patrick Roy blanked the Dallas Stars. Not bad for a player who insists he is not a shutout goalie.
- —The New York Times