What does bad news mean?

Definitions for bad news

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bad news.


  1. bad news(Noun)

    News of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events.

  2. bad news(Noun)

    An irritating, troublesome or harmful person, situation or thing.


  1. Bad News

    Bad News were a spoof rock band, created for the Channel 4 television series The Comic Strip Presents.... Its members were Vim Fuego, vocals and lead guitar; Den Dennis, rhythm guitar; Colin Grigson, bass; and Spider Webb, drums.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bad news in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bad news in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Welsh Proverb:

    Bad news goes about in clogs, Good news in stockinged feet.

  2. Michael Althsuler:

    The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    The bad news is time flies like an arrow and the good news is the bow is in your hands.

  4. Chase LeBlanc:

    In order to come out ahead, you have to constantly find good news because bad news is constantly trying to find you.

  5. Tolbert Nyenswah:

    Today signifies a very great day for our country. When the news was bad, we reported the bad news. We stand here today to signify good news.

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Translations for bad news

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  • बुरी खबरHindi

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