Slang. to speak critically and often disloyally of; disparage:
Why do you bad-mouth your family so much?
Viacom’s billionaire owner wants to know who’s badmouthing his girl-band pet project to The Daily Beast.
Sumner’s Witch Hunt Peter Lauria July 19, 2010
(transitive) (slang) to speak unfavourably about
“abuse someone verbally,” 1941, probably ultimately from noun phrase bad mouth (1835), in Black English, “a curse, spell,” translating an idiom found in African and West Indian languages. Related: Bad-mouthed; bad-mouthing.
: If you can’t say anything good, at least don’t be a bad mouth
To disparage; denigrate: He bad-mouthed everybody (1930s+)
not good in any manner or degree. having a wicked or evil character; morally reprehensible: There is no such thing as a bad boy. of poor or inferior quality; defective; deficient: a bad diamond; a bad spark plug. inadequate or below standard; not satisfactory for use: bad heating; Living conditions in some areas are very […]
Pietro [pye-traw] /ˈpyɛ trɔ/ (Show IPA), 1871–1956, Italian general. noun Pietro (ˈpjetro). 1871–1956, Italian marshal; premier (1943–44) following Mussolini’s downfall: arranged an armistice with the Allies (1943)
Battle of, Islam. a decisive battle in the early days of Islam (a.d. 624), in which Muhammad with about 300 men overcame a force of about 1000 Meccans. Contemporary Examples “My point of view was that we would not succeed unless we met the people face-to-face,” Badr said. Mahmoud Badr Is the Young Face of […]
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