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bad taste1

noun

poor judgment, esp. as to what is appropriate, fashionable, pleasing, etc.

Examples

She has very bad taste in men.

Word Origin

1696

bad taste2

noun

a strong feeling of disgust or upset following an experience

Examples

The incident with her left a bad taste in my mouth.

Usage Note

used with "in (someone's) mouth"

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