A group of people, typically peers, who partake in and elicit immoral, criminal, and/or dangerous behavior and attitudes.
Mary had been a model student all her life, but when she got to senior year of high school, she started hanging out with the wrong crowd, and her grades suffered as a result.
Because there is no sort of network in place to keep young people active and engaged in this part of the city, it’s all too easy for them to fall in with the wrong crowd.
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The idiom ‘the wrong crowd’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘the wrong crowd’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.