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bad paper

A bounced check (one that cannot yield money because it is drawing from an account with insufficient funds). This better not be bad paper—I really need the money.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bad paper

n. bad checks; a bad check. She got six months for passing bad paper.
See also: bad, paper
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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