bad to the bone


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bad to the bone

Thoroughly and completely immoral, wicked, dangerous, and/or unlawful. Often used in an ironic, jocular way. Don't mess with me, I'm bad to the bone! I bet he thinks he's bad to the bone, riding around on that motorcycle.
See also: bad, bone
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