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
: failing to reach an acceptable standard : poor
: not fresh : spoiled
: something that is bad
: an evil or unhappy state
: the hard-shelled reproductive body produced by a bird and especially by the common domestic chicken
: its contents used as food
: 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
: to cover with egg
: to pelt with eggs
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