bad egg

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of bad egg

informal + somewhat old-fashioned
: someone who does bad things
  • He was dishonest, but he was the only bad egg in the group.

Word by Word Definitions

bad play
  1. : failing to reach an acceptable standard : poor

  2. : unfavorable

  3. : not fresh : spoiled

  1. : something that is bad

  2. : an evil or unhappy state

  3. : fault

  1. : badly

egg play
  1. : to incite to action

  1. : the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken

  2. : an animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum together with its nutritive and protective envelopes and having the capacity to develop into a new individual capable of independent existence

  3. : ovum

  1. : to cover with egg

  2. : to pelt with eggs


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