be in bad taste(redirected from were in bad taste)
be in bad taste
To be 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 really bad taste, but it was meant to be a tribute to my friend. Your use of those words was in bad taste, to say the least.
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be in bad, the worst possible, etc. ˈtastebe offensive and not at all appropriate: Most of his jokes were in very poor taste.
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