a rotten egg

a rotten egg

Someone who is thoroughly, intrinsically inclined to behave badly and cause trouble. His parents did everything they could to steer him on the right path, but I think Chris might just be a rotten egg. She started hanging out with a few rotten eggs in her school, and her grades have really suffered ever since.
See also: egg, rotten

rotten egg

 and bad egg
a bad or despised person; an evil influence. That guy is a real rotten egg. She sure has turned out to be a rotten egg.
See also: egg, rotten

rotten egg

see under bad egg.
See also: egg, rotten

rotten egg

n. a bad or despised person; a stinker. She sure has turned out to be a rotten egg.
See also: egg, rotten
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If you have a rotten egg or a roll of toilet paper; I urge you to deliver it with extreme prejudice to their Kampus run by trolls and charlatans," the 47-year-old actor posted on Twitter, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
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He retires as Britain's first Muslim MP, a multimillionaire and a figure in the land having survived many a rotten egg thrown in his direction over the years.
There seems little doubt that if not handled properly, H2S, which has a rotten egg smell even at low doses and can be harmful to human health at very high (but rare) concentrations, can occur with this type of ADC, or any waste stream where it is contained, including regular C&D debris.