in bad faith

Definition of in bad faith

  1. :  in a dishonest and improper way :  with no intention of honoring a promise She signed the contract in bad faith.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  failing to reach an acceptable standard :  poor

    :  unfavorable

    :  not fresh :  spoiled

  1. :  something that is bad

    :  an evil or unhappy state

    :  fault

  1. :  badly

faithplay
  1. :  allegiance to duty or a person :  loyalty

    :  fidelity to one's promises

    :  sincerity of intentions

  1. :  believe, trust


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up in bad faith? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!