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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Pupcakes BAD TO THE BONE CHEESE STRAWS 8 ounces sharp cheese, softened and grated 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
At one of her shows she chose the song 'Bad to the Bone' to dance to.
This knife is bad to the bone, and I mean that in a good way.
Muzzy[R] Products recently released, "Bad to the Bone" Bucks -- Volume I, a 90-minute hunting video that lays claim to "the largest bow-killed whitetail buck ever taken on camera." Brian Mosher's 198 1/8-inch buck from Pike County, Illinois, dominates the final segment of the video.
In the epilogue, which is Wurtzel's attempt to convince the reader that she's too dang bad to the bone to ever get married and settle down, we get a simultaneously outrageous and utterly mundane recitation of everything she was too busy doing in her twenties to bother finding a husband.
They are big, brilliant, bad to the bone, and thoroughly dominating.
With her new novel, The Robber Bride, Margaret Atwood takes a wild romp on this theme, mixing equal parts farce and melodrama to concoct Zenia--evil incarnate, bad to the bone, an old-fashioned villainess for modern times.
"I loved when some of our former football players sitting with former Sesser-Valier players requested "Bad to the Bone."
Little surprise, then, that Chris Robertson & Co broke into Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love midway through a suitably sweaty set that also boasted covers of George Thorogood's Bad To The Bone and Willie Dixon's Built For Comfort.
It seems this little chihuahua is bad to the bone and ready to rule the highway.
BAD TO THE BONE Charlie Sheen has had his problems with booze and drugs
He loved the 1980s classic "Bad to the Bone" by George Thorogood and the Destroyers, and the newer hit "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye.
27 will feature the delicious barbecue flavors of Bad to the Bone BBQ and country and western music from a local artist.
Featuring a 1 3/16-inch cutting diameter and Muzzy's "Bad to the Bone" Trocar Tip, the result is a wicked wound channel that should easily bring down the biggest of spring bears.