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mean adjective definition in Describing unpleasant traits topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

mean

 adjective: Describing unpleasant traits topic
1 mean (to somebody) (of people or their behaviour) unkind, for example by not letting somebody have or do something Don't be so mean to your little brother! 2 (especially North American English) likely to become angry or violent That's a mean-looking dog.