Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Affected with rot; decayed; putrid.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

See ROT.

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Usage examples "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", Silas K(itto) Hocking.
  2. He declined the proposal, in two words, " Rotten security!" - "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
  3. You fellows are rotten, ... - "Over the Line", Harold M. Sherman.