Definitions For Bad


  • That which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
  • Morally bad forces or influences
  • The unpleasant things that happen to people
  • Things that are morally wrong


  • Feeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially for bad')
  • (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition
  • Not working properly
  • Reproduced fraudulently
  • Characterized by wickedness or immorality
  • Capable of harming
  • Physically unsound or diseased
  • Very intense
  • Not financially safe or secure
  • Nonstandard
  • Below average in quality or performance
  • Not capable of being collected


  • Having undesirable or negative qualities
  • Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone


  • Very much; strongly
  • With great intensity (bad' is a nonstandard variant for badly')

Is Bad a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Bad is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bad in a Sentence

  • The house is in bad condition.
  • A letter written in bad French
  • He had a bad day at the office.
  • There's more good than bad in him.
  • We need to teach our children the difference between good and bad.
  • Teaching children the difference between the good and the bad
  • He hasn't succeeded because he doesn't want it bad enough.
  • You didn't do too bad on the treadmill test

Synonyms for Bad

Antonyms for Bad

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