Adjective "unrotten" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not rotten.


    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."


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