What does the word rotten mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Rottenness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Affected with rot; decayed; putrid.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Rottenly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • See ROT.

Usage examples for rotten

  1. He wandered up and down for the best part of an hour- it was too cold to sit down- then he made his way across Hyde Park Corner and struck Rotten Row. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  2. He declined the proposal, in two words, " Rotten security!" – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  3. You fellows are rotten, ... – Over the Line by Harold M. Sherman