Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
She spoke French so badly I couldn’t understand her.
a badly organized meeting
Why do you think you did so badly in your test?
If the war goes badly, he is unlikely to remain in power.
Her eye was cut quite badly.
One of the prisoners had been badly beaten by guards.
Fortunately, none of the drivers was badly hurt.
London is one of the worst-affected areas.
How successful you are depends on how badly you want to succeed.
Anne was missing him badly.
The roof was badly in need of repair.
This is the British English definition of badly. View American English definition of badly.