bad doer


Definition of bad doer

: a domestic animal that with normal care fails to develop or produce normally

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First Known Use of bad doer

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Bad doer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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