describes something negative. derived from the children's book series "the berenstein bears", one of the books was called "bad news bears." mostly used by hipsters and anyone who grew up reading those books.
"it's raining out today, that's bad news bears"
by Colleen June 13, 2004
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interjection used to indicate a sense of foreboding or fear of the future. Has nothing to do with actual bears. The use of the assumed antonym 'good news bears' is frowned upon.
"I just slept through my Math final, this is bad news bears."
"I went to my Math final. It was bad news bears."
"Jimmy watched in vain as the fire weaved its way towards the gasoline tank. His last thought was, 'This is bad news bears.'"
by jimbo allen August 06, 2006
a phrase used in response to bad news or situations.
The Royal Tenenbaums isn't playing tonight? Bad news bears :(
by Bungalow Bill December 16, 2001

Adj: An unlucky or hopeless state of affairs.

My wife walking in and watching the baby sitter wipe my man goo from her chin was bad news bears.
by wordman April 14, 2003
The messenger of bad news.

Worth noting: Please do not shoot the messenger.
Rarely is s/he actually involved in the decision of whatever is bad news for you.
Usually, they don't even know what they're delivering.
You know it's a bad day when...

Bob: I hate to be the bad news bear, but... *insert bad news here*
by ~The Nameless One~ October 14, 2005
A phrase use in response to recieving news of some sort of misforturnate occurance.
Person A: Did you hear that Chris Broke his leg?

Person B: Yeah bad news bears
by Matt0912 August 06, 2009
Slang term for "bad news", or not going to work out

Derived from an old movie called "Bad News Bear".
Alice stopped taking medication, that is bad news bear.
by Mike & Suvi September 12, 2004

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