be in the worst possible taste

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be in the worst possible taste

To be highly offensive or inappropriate (resulting from poor judgment or a lack of standards by the person who said or did such things). Some people thought that wearing such a bright outfit to a funeral was in the worst possible taste, but it was meant to be a tribute to my friend. Your use of those words was in the worst possible taste. I can't imagine something more offensive.
See also: possible, taste, worst
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be in bad, the worst possible, etc. ˈtaste

be offensive and not at all appropriate: Most of his jokes were in very poor taste.
See also: taste, worst
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Ballydung Manor residents Podge and Rodge's comedy was hailed as being in the worst possible taste but Des Bishop's stand-up was deemed squeaky-clean.