baddish

adjective
bad·​dish | \ -dish, -dēsh \

Definition of baddish

: somewhat bad : inferior a mediocre to baddish book

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First Known Use of baddish

1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Baddish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baddish. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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