seen worse

(redirected from not totally negative judgment about or)

I've seen worse

Mild praise given to something one has seen or experienced. Sometimes used ironically to indicate that something is actually quite great or remarkable. A: "God, what a terrible movie." B: "Oh, it wasn't so bad. I've seen worse." A: "What a stunning view!" B: "Wow! I've seen worse, that's for sure!"
See also: seen, worse

(I've) seen worse.

a noncommittal and not totally negative judgment about something or someone. Alice: How did you like the movie? John: I've seen worse. Bill: What do you think about this weather? Gladys: Seen worse.
See also: seen, worse
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