not bad

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

This type of rhetorical figure of speech, a form of understatement, is called litotes.

AdjectiveEdit

not bad (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Reasonably good.
    - What did you think of the guitarist?
    - Not bad, but the guitar solo could have been better.

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Last modified on 16 March 2014, at 09:28