bad seed

noun

US, Canadian and Australian informal a person who is seen as being congenitally disposed to wrongdoing and likely to be a bad influence on others

Nearby words

  1. bad news travels fast,
  2. bad off,
  3. bad paper,
  4. bad place, the,
  5. bad rap,
  6. bad sort, a,
  7. bad taste,
  8. bad time,
  9. bad trip,
  10. bad trot

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