bad news

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bad news ‎(uncountable)

  1. News of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events.
    • 2008, Alex Perry, "Good News: Gorillas Thrive," Time, 5 Aug.,
      One of the rules of journalism is that news from Africa is always bad news.
  2. (idiomatic) An irritating, troublesome or harmful person, situation or thing.


  • (irritating, troublesome,or harmful person, situation, or thing): troublemaker



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