Definition of bad taste in English:

bad taste

noun

  • Poor, indelicate, or undiscriminating judgement, especially with regard to what is aesthetically pleasing, polite, socially appropriate, or fashionable; (hence) something which results from or embodies this.

adjective

  • Of, displaying, or embodying bad taste.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Dennis (1658–1734), literary critic. From bad + taste.

Pronunciation

bad taste

/ˌbad ˈteɪst/