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adj. rot·ten·er, rot·ten·est
1. Being in a state of putrefaction or decay; decomposed.
2. Having a foul odor resulting from or suggestive of decay; putrid.
3. Made weak or unsound by rot: rotten floorboards.
4. Morally corrupt or despicable: She's rotten to the core.
5. Very bad; wretched: rotten weather.
To a very great degree: The child is spoiled rotten.

[Middle English roten, from Old Norse rotinn.]

rot′ten·ly adv.
rot′ten·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.rottenly - in a terrible mannerrottenly - in a terrible manner; "she sings terribly"


[ˈrɒtnlɪ] ADV to behave rottenly to sbportarse como un canalla con algn
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