Synonyms of 'rotten'
- decaying, bad, corrupt, crumbling, decomposing, festering, funky (slang), moldy, perished, putrescent, rank, smelly, sour, stinking
- corrupt, crooked (informal), dishonest, dishonorable, immoral, perfidious
- (informal) despicable, base, contemptible, dirty, lousy (slang), mean, nasty, scuzzy (slang)
- (informal) inferior, crummy (slang), duff (British, informal), inadequate, lousy (slang), poor, substandard, unsatisfactory
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Thesaurus for rotten from the Collins American English Thesaurus
If food, wood, or another substance is rotten , it has decayed and can no longer be used.