bad lot

bad lot coll. мошенник; непутевый, никудышный человек

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • bad lot — noun A bad person. But hes a bad lot, is the master mdash; a thorough bad lot, take my word for it, and Im one as knows him well mdash; too well, by a deal …   Wiktionary

  • bad lot — /bæd ˈlɒt/ (say bad lot) noun Colloquial a dishonest, disreputable person, usually considered a failure in life …   Australian English dictionary

  • bad lot — noun slang : a worthless, unreliable, immoral, or dishonest person : crook, troublemaker decoyed by a thoroughly bad lot of a friend into helping him in a burglary M.R.Ridley …   Useful english dictionary

  • bad lot — Synonyms and related words: backslider, bad egg, black sheep, blighter, degenerate, fallen angel, good for nothing, lecher, lost sheep, lost soul, lowlife, miscreant, mucker, no good, pervert, pimp, profligate, recidivist, recreant, reprobate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bad lot — wicked …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bad lot —  Untrustworthy person …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bad lot Brit. — bad lot Brit. informal a dishonest person. → lot …   English new terms dictionary

  • a bad lot — An unscrupulous person with a bad reputation • • • Main Entry: ↑lot * * * a bad lot see ↑lot • • • Main Entry: ↑bad …   Useful english dictionary

  • be the best of a bad lot — be the best of a bad bunch/lot British & Australian to be slightly less bad than other bad people or things in a group. This picture isn t exactly what I would have chosen, but it was the best of a bad lot …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) best of a bad lot — the best of a bad ˈbunch idiom (BrE also the best of a bad ˈlot) (informal) a person or thing that is a little better than the rest of a group, although none are very good Main entry: ↑bestidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) bad lot — a bad ˈlot idiom (old fashioned, BrE) a person who is dishonest Main entry: ↑lotidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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