not bad

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

This type of rhetorical figure of speech, a form of understatement, is called litotes.

Adjective[edit]

not bad (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Reasonably good.
    - What did you think of the guitarist?
    - Not bad, but the guitar solo could have been better.

Translations[edit]

Related terms[edit]