Definition of come to a bad end
- If he keeps living this way he's sure to come to a bad end.
- According to legend, more than one person came to a bad end because of her.
: failing to reach an acceptable standard : poor
: not fresh : spoiled
: something that is bad
: an evil or unhappy state
: the part of an area that lies at the boundary
: a point that marks the extent of something
: the point where something ceases to exist
: to bring to an end
: to make up the end of
: final, ultimate
: to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack
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