a disputed decision by a referee or umpire in a sporting event
The bad call cost them the game.
A bad call stole a game that should have belonged to Team USA.
The World Cup Ref Crisis Joshua Robinson June 18, 2010
Team USA transcended a bad call to topple Algeria by a single goal.
Are World Cup Refs Against the U.S.? Tunku Varadarajan June 22, 2010
- Bad cholesterol
noun a nontechnical name for low-density lipoprotein
- Bad command or file name
bad command or file name operating system The error message printed by MS DOS when it can’t find a program or command to execute due to a typing error, incorrect PATH variable, or misplaced or missing executable. (1996-04-07)
- Bad conduct discharge
a discharge of a person from military service for an offense less serious than one for which a dishonorable discharge is given. a certificate of such a discharge.
- Bad cop
bad cop Related Terms good cop bad cop Contemporary Examples Maybe, just maybe, Netanyahu is laying this out as a starting position, acting as a “bad cop.” Netanyahu Swims Against Iranian Diplomatic Current Ali Gharib October 1, 2013 Someone should tell the president his little good cop, bad cop routine isn’t working. Obama Secretly Courts […]