Bada** definition by Slang.net
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A bada** is a person who is considered cool because he doesn't follow the rules. The person probably wears a leather jacket and owns a motorcycle, but these two traits are not required in order to qualify.
Its origins date back to the 1950s where it was primarily used to describe someone as dangerous because he or she would not conform to society's norms and therefore be dangerous, like a political revolutionist. As the term has evolved, a bada** doesn't necessarily have to be dangerous, he just has to do cool things and be willing to break some rules, regardless of whether they are minor or major.
While the term is typically used in-person, it may also be used online and in text messages. Although, when used online, it is often shortened to BA to save character space and time.