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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To behave badly.

Usage examples (31)
  • It was some naughty kids that put dish soap in the fountain.
  • And the easiest way to be naughty is to make some bigoted remark.
  • And it says in a book I was reading only yesterday that not being naughty is not enough.
  • "It's nothing naughty, is it," Daisy asked, "like the last time you had that was rousingly good?" for more
Tutoring comment
  • The math teacher assigned the "naughty" (disobedient) student a particularly "knotty" (complex) problem.
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