rotten [adj1] decayed, decaying bad, badsmelling, corroded, corrupt, crumbled, crumbling, decomposed, decomposing, disgusting, disintegrated, disintegrating, fecal, feculent, festering, fetid, foul, gross, infected, loathsome, loud, mephitic, moldering, moldy, noisome, noxious, offensive, overripe, perished, polluted, purulent, pustular, putrescent, putrid, putrified, rancid, rank, rotting, smelling, sour, spoiled, stale, stinking, strong, tainted, touched, unsound; concepts 462,485 —Ant. fresh, good, new, pleasant, undecayed rotten [adj2] dishonest, immoral bent, bribable, contaminated, corrupt, crooked, debauched, deceitful, defiled, degenerate, depraved, dirtied, dishonorable, disloyal, faithless, filthy, flagitious, impure, mercenary, nefarious, perfidious, perverse, polluted, soiled, sullied, tainted, treacherous, unclean, untrustworthy, venal, vicious, villainous, vitiated; concepts 404,545 —Ant. decent, good, honest, moral, trustworthy, uncorrupt rotten [adj3] despicable, inferior, bad amiss, base, below par*, bruised, bum*, contemptible, crummy*, defective, deplorable, dirty, disagreeable, disappointing, diseased, displeasing, dissatisfactory, filthy, impaired, inadequate, injured, lousy*, low-grade, mean, nasty, poor, punk*, regrettable, rough, scurrilous, shaky, sorry, sour, substandard, unacceptable, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky, unpleasant, unsatisfactory, unsound, vile, wasted, wicked, withering, wrong; concepts 570,571,574 —Ant. good, kind, nice, superior

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  • Rotten — Rot ten, a. [Icel. rotinn; akin to Sw. rutten, Dan. radden. See {Rot}.] Having rotted; putrid; decayed; as, a rotten apple; rotten meat. Hence: (a) Offensive to the smell; fetid; disgusting. [1913 Webster] You common cry of curs! whose breath I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rotten — hat verschiedene Bedeutungen: deutscher Name für den Fluss Rhône alternative Bezeichnung für die Röste in der Naturfaserverarbeitung, Webseite mit abschreckendem Inhalt Personen: Hausname von Dr. Elisabeth Rotten, (1882–1964) einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rotten — (Ulrichen,Швейцария) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Ritti 8, 3988 Ulrichen, Швейцария …   Каталог отелей

  • rotten — early 13c., from O.N. rotinn decayed, pp. of verb related to rotna to decay, from P.Gmc. stem *rut (see ROT (Cf. rot)). Sense of corrupt is from late 14c.; weakened sense of bad first recorded 1881. Rotten apple is from a saying traced back to at …   Etymology dictionary

  • rotten — ► ADJECTIVE 1) suffering from decay. 2) corrupt. 3) informal very bad or unpleasant. ► ADVERB informal ▪ very much: your mother spoiled you rotten. DERIVATIVES rottenness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Rotten — Rotten, so v.w. Rothflosser …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rotten [1] — Rotten, s. Rotkarpfen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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