a bad time

a bad time

1. A time that is inconvenient or inopportune. I'm afraid you've called at a bad time. I'm already on my way out the door.
2. A situation that is challenging and/or not fun or enjoyable. If you try to do too much after surgery, you're going to have a bad time. We had a really bad time on our date because we simply don't have anything in common.
See also: bad, time

bad time

see under have a good time.
See also: bad, time
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Angels starter pitcher John Lackey picked a bad time to have his worst start in more than two months, giving up six runs and seven hits in seven innings.