Synonyms for rotten

Synonyms for (adjective) rotten

Synonyms: rotten

Definition: having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness

Usage: dead and rotten in his grave

Similar words: stale

Definition: lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age

Usage: stale bread; the beer was stale


Synonyms: icky, rotten, shitty, crappy, stinking, stinky, lousy

Definition: very bad

Usage: a lousy play; it's a stinking world

Similar words: bad

Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities

Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice


Synonyms: decayed, rotted, rotten

Definition: damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless

Usage: rotten floor boards; rotted beams; a decayed foundation

Similar words: unsound

Definition: not in good condition; damaged or decayed

Usage: an unsound foundation