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English definition of “be in bad, poor, the worst possible, etc. taste”

be in bad, poor, the worst possible, etc. taste

C2 to be unacceptable in a way that will upset or anger people: He told a joke about death that I thought was in rather poor taste considering that Steve's father had just died.
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