GOP presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand backs federal classification of third gender: report Former Carter pollster, Bannon ally Patrick Caddell dies at 68 Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job MORE played a game of word association early Tuesday, calling his Democratic counterpart, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSanders expected to announce exploratory committee next week Bernie Sanders records announcement video ahead of possible 2020 bid Overnight Defense: Trump declares border emergency | .6B in military construction funds to be used for wall | Trump believes Obama would have started war with North Korea | Pentagon delivers aid for Venezuelan migrants MORE, "evil." 

“In a certain way, evil,” he responded when Clinton’s name appeared during an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” 

The outspoken billionaire offered kinder words for Hillary Clinton’s husband, former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonFor 2020, Democrats are lookin’ for somebody to love A year since Parkland: we have a solution Washington restaurant celebrates holiday with presidential drinks MORE.

“Intelligent,” he replied when questioned about the nation’s 42nd chief executive.

Trump also threw one-word jabs at some of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

He called Jeb Bush a “loser” before describing Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOn The Money: Trump declares emergency at border | Braces for legal fight | Move divides GOP | Trump signs border deal to avoid shutdown | Winners, losers from spending fight | US, China trade talks to resume next week Trump declares national emergency at border Democrats veer left as Trump cements hold on Republicans MORE and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzPoll shows competitive matchup if O’Rourke ran for Senate again Democrats veer left as Trump cements hold on Republicans O’Rourke heading to Wisconsin amid 2020 speculation MORE as “confused” and “nasty,” respectively.

The New York real estate tycoon additionally could not resist jokingly calling himself “brilliant” once his own name appeared.

Trump next defended repeating a supporter who called Cruz “a pussy” during his rally in Manchester, N.H., the night before.

“I was just repeating what she said so everyone could hear,” he said of the incident. “I was doing everybody a favor.

“The world is politically correct. It was a great moment. We were all just having fun. There was a standing ovation. It went totally wild.”

Trump then boasted that the size of his rallies dwarves other White House hopefuls from both political parties.

“We get the biggest crowds, far bigger than Bernie,” he said of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders expected to announce exploratory committee next week Bernie Sanders records announcement video ahead of possible 2020 bid Bill Maher to Dems: ‘Let’s not eat our own’ in 2020 MORE.

“[But] he gets the second biggest, far bigger than any other Republican,” Trump added of the independent Vermont senator.