Naughty Definition

nôtē
naughtier, naughties, naughtiest
adjective
naughtier, naughtiest
Wicked; bad; evil.
Webster's New World
Not behaving properly; mischievous or disobedient.
Webster's New World
Showing lack of decorum; improper, indelicate, or obscene.
Webster's New World
The definition of naughty is someone or something badly behaved, wicked or not in keeping with moral and social standards.
A child who behaves badly is an example of a child who would be described as naughty.
Immoral thoughts related to sex are an example of thoughts that would be described as naughty thoughts.
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Mischievous; tending to misbehave or act badly (especially of a child). [from 17th c.]

Some naughty boys at school hid the teacher's lesson notes.
Wiktionary
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noun
One that is naughty.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Naughty

Adjective

Base Form:
naughty
Comparative:
naughtier
Superlative:
naughtiest

Origin of Naughty

  • Middle English noughti wicked from nought nothing, evil from Old English nāwiht nothing naught

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From naught +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary

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