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adjective rotten pronunciation in American English /ˈrɑt(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    something that is rotten has decayed
    rotten eggs/fruit/teeth
  2. 2
    informal unpleasant
    I wish I could get rid of this rotten cough.
    be rotten to someone: They were really rotten to him!
  3. 3
    informal of a low quality, standard, or ability
    She’s a rotten singer.
    be rotten at (doing) something: I’m rotten at drawing.



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