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Adjective: rotten (rottener,rottenest)  ró-t(u)n
  1. Very bad
    "a rotten play";
    - icky [informal], lousy [informal], stinking, stinky [informal], crummy [informal], rubbish [Brit, informal], dire [Brit, informal]
     
  2. Damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    "rotten floor boards";
    - decayed, rotted
     
  3. Having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness
    "dead and rotten in his grave"
Adverb: rotten  ró-t(u)n
Usage: informal
  1. Used as an intensifier
    - very, really, real [N. Amer], rattling [informal], extremely, dirty [Brit, informal], cracking [Brit, informal], thoroughly, massively [informal], mucho [informal], exceedingly, excellently, magnificently, splendidly, famously, awesomely [informal], tremendously [informal], capitally

Derived forms: rottenest, rottener

See also: bad, stale, unsound

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