bad rap

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bad rap definition

  1. n.
    a false criminal charge. (Underworld. The same as bum rap.) : Freddy got stuck with a bad rap.
  2. n.
    unjustified criticism. : Butter has been getting sort of a bad rap lately.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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