bad lot

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Noun[edit]

bad lot (plural bad lots)

  1. A bad person.
    • 1875, Charles Dickens, "The Red House", All the Year Round, October 16
      But he's a bad lot, is the master — a thorough bad lot, take my word for it, and I'm one as knows him well — too well, by a deal.

References[edit]

  • 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary