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bad rap

See definition of bad rap on Dictionary.com
  • as inraw deal
  • as inbum rap

synonyms for bad rap

  • bummer
  • drag
  • ill fortune
  • misfortune
  • pits
  • rotten hand
  • rotten luck
  • tough luck
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How to use bad rap in a sentence

The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The men arrived in very bad condition, and many of them blinded with the salt water which had dashed into their eyes.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
True; but as we are far enough now from that point, we must e'en make the best of the bad.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I found that I had been allowed to acquire certain bad habits and besetting sins—most people do.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
An with that I laid down on the settee, an felt orful bad, an the more I tho't about it, the wus I felt.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
One of the men seemed pretty bad, being hit in the head and in the body.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I'd admire to see him cavorting around on the pinnacles after horse-thieves or whisky-runners or a bunch of bad Indians.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO BAD RAP

  • bad break
  • bad charge
  • bad deal
  • bad rap
  • bum deal
  • bummer
  • drag
  • frame-up
  • lousy deal
  • misfortune
  • raw deal
  • rotten deal
  • stroke of bad luck
  • the shaft
  • unfair assessment
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