Adjective "unrotten" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/(ˌ)ʌnˈrɒt(ə)n/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Not rotten.

    Definitions

    1. decomposing or decaying; putrid; tainted, foul, or bad-smelling.

    2. corrupt or morally offensive.

    3. wretchedly bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactory; miserable: a rotten piece of work; a rotten day at the office.

    4. contemptible; despicable: a rotten little liar; a rotten trick.

    5. (of soil, rocks, etc.) soft, yielding, or friable as the result of decomposition.

    6. Australian Slang. drunk.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "doctors can be unrotten."

    Origin

    (rotten)Late Middle English; earliest use found in Higden's Polychronicon. From un- + rotten.