What does Badly mean?

Definitions for Badly
ˈbæd liBad·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Badly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. badly, severely, gravely, seriously(adverb)

    to a severe or serious degree

    "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill"

  2. ill, badly, poorly(adverb)

    (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well

    "he was ill prepared"; "it ill befits a man to betray old friends"; "the car runs badly"; "he performed badly on the exam"; "the team played poorly"; "ill-fitting clothes"; "an ill-conceived plan"

  3. badly(adverb)

    evilly or wickedly

    "treated his parents badly"; "to steal is to act badly"

  4. badly, mischievously, naughtily(adverb)

    in a disobedient or naughty way

    "he behaved badly in school"; "he mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister"; "behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room"

  5. badly, bad(adverb)

    with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')

    "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad"

  6. badly, bad(adverb)

    very much; strongly

    "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it"

  7. badly(adverb)

    without skill or in a displeasing manner

    "she writes badly"; "I think he paints very badly"

  8. badly, disadvantageously(adverb)

    in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage

    "the venture turned out badly for the investors"; "angry that the case was settled disadvantageously for them"

  9. ill, badly(adverb)

    unfavorably or with disapproval

    "tried not to speak ill of the dead"; "thought badly of him for his lack of concern"

  10. badly(adverb)

    with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display

    "they took their defeat badly"; "took her father's death badly"; "conducted himself very badly at the time of the earthquake"

Wiktionary

  1. badly(Adverb)

    In a bad manner.

  2. badly(Adverb)

    Very much; to a great degree.

    I want it so badly.

  3. badly(Adjective)

    ill, unwell

    He's never badly. (He's never ill.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Badly(adverb)

    in a bad manner; poorly; not well; unskillfully; imperfectly; unfortunately; grievously; so as to cause harm; disagreeably; seriously

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Badly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2412

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Badly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2381

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Badly' in Adverbs Frequency: #192

How to pronounce Badly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Badly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Badly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Badly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Badly in a Sentence

  1. Arnold Schoenberg:

    My music is not modern, it is merely badly played.

  2. Kaname Harada:

    When I stepped onto the ship, there were many people with no hands, no legs. They screamed, 'I'm suffering. I need water. Mother!' There was no space for me to put my feet since the ground was covered with severely injured people, i said, 'I flew for five hours and my body feels numb, but I am not hurt, so please look after those who are badly injured.'.

  3. Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi:

    Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.

  4. Arthur Rimbaud:

    For a long time I found the celebrities of modern painting and poetry ridiculous. I loved absurd pictures, fanlights, stage scenery, mountebanks backcloths, inn-signs, cheap colored prints; unfashionable literature, church Latin, pornographic books badly spelt, grandmothers novels, fairy stories, little books for children, old operas, empty refrains, simple rhythms.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I feel very badly for Paul Manafort and Paul Manafort wonderful family. ' Justice' took a 12 year old tax case, among other things, applied tremendous pressure on Paul Manafort and, unlike Michael Cohen, Michael Cohen refused to' break' - make up stories in order to get a' deal.' Such respect for a brave man ! brave man.

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