Definitions for rotten
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rotten.
icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinkyadjective
"a lousy play"; "it's a stinking world"
decayed, rotten, rottedadjective
damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
"rotten floor boards"; "rotted beams"; "a decayed foundation"
having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness
"dead and rotten in his grave"
To an extreme degree.
Of perishable items, overridden with bacteria and other infectious agents.
If you leave a bin unattended for a few weeks, the rubbish inside will turn rotten.
In a state of decay.
Cruel, mean or immoral.
Bad or terrible.
Etymology: From roten, from rotinn, past participle of an unrecorded verb related to rotna and rotian. More at rot.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
having rotted; putrid; decayed; as, a rotten apple; rotten meat
offensive to the smell; fetid; disgusting
not firm or trusty; unsound; defective; treacherous; unsafe; as, a rotten plank, bone, stone
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rot′n, adj. putrefied: corrupt: decomposed: unsound: treacherous: fetid: friable, as rottenstone.—adv. Rott′enly, in a rotten manner: defectively.—ns. Rott′enness; Rott′enstone, a soft and earthy stone powdered to polish brass, &c.—v.t. to polish with rottenstone. [Rot.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'rotten' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4105
The numerical value of rotten in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of rotten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
We think that a nauseated feeling is an evolutionary adaptation to eject food that was rotten or toxic.
Peeps stay solid and protect yourself and your family by any means necessary, there’s shady people out here and a rotten Society, this world and life we live there will always be some heartbreaking things that you will see in the future that’s going to make you lose control of your emotions and break down and cry, keep your head up and don’t go off your rocker. -MillYentei _The Gorilla Roar!
The AK Party will clean up the its own rotten ones, with its own values. Nobody should doubt this. But it will not submit itself to a system with ill intentions.
He didn't know the right people. That's all a police record means in this rotten crime-ridden country.
Our system today in the state is broken. It is rotten. It is not based on any level of equity.
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Translations for rotten
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- podritCatalan, Valencian
- scheußlich, faul, verfaultGerman
- σάπιος, φαύλος, σαθρόςGreek
- putra, aĉaEsperanto
- putrefacto, maloSpanish
- mädäntynyt, mädännäinen, mätäFinnish
- mauvais, pourriFrench
- breun, lobhte, grodScottish Gaelic
- marcito, marcio, malvagioItalian
- 腐った, 腐朽Japanese
- manumanuā, piroMāori
- gemeen, rot, verrotDutch
- dláádNavajo, Navaho
- cruel, podre, malvadoPortuguese
- гнилой, гадкийRussian
- fracicu, prudicuSardinian
- trȕo, gnjȉoSerbo-Croatian
- hnilý, zhnitýSlovak
- kalbur, prishurAlbanian
- bozuk, çürükTurkish
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