Definition of bad-natured
- He sat and brooded in a bad-natured and slightly drunken way.
- —Mary Gaitskill, Bad Behavior, 1988
- With voice and gestures, he deftly sketches … the creepy, bad-natured chef, who's sadistic but melts into a puddle of insecurity when his cooking is criticized.
- —Holly Johnson, The Oregonian, 17 Apr. 2004