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Bad egg   /bæd ɛg/   Listen
Bad egg

noun
1.
(old-fashioned slang) a bad person.






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"Bad egg" Quotes from Famous Books



... hand. It made me sick the way my aunt stuck up for Carson. Of course, I wouldn't go into the thing, only I know the tramp's a bad egg," returned Ferris, trying to excuse his willingness to enter into ...
— The Missing Tin Box - or, The Stolen Railroad Bonds • Arthur M. Winfield

... indeed!" mimicked Tom Reade. "Poor wives and kids of the deputy sheriffs whom Tag may shoot down in their tracks before he's cornered at last! Dick, young Mosher is a budding outlaw and a bad egg all around." ...
— The High School Boys in Summer Camp • H. Irving Hancock



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