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naugh·ty

 (nô′tē)
adj. naugh·ti·er, naugh·ti·est
1. Behaving disobediently or mischievously: a naughty child.
2. Indecent; improper: a naughty wink.
n. pl. naugh·ties
One that is naughty.

[Middle English noughti, wicked, from nought, nothing, evil, from Old English nāwiht, nothing; see naught.]

naugh′ti·ly adv.
naugh′ti·ness n.

naughty

(ˈnɔːtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. (esp of children or their behaviour) mischievous or disobedient; bad
2. mildly indecent; titillating
n, pl -ties
slang Austral and NZ an act of sexual intercourse
[C14 (originally: needy, of poor quality): from naught]
ˈnaughtily adv
ˈnaughtiness n

naugh•ty

(ˈnɔ ti)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. disobedient; mischievous.
2. improper, indecorous, or indecent: a naughty word.
3. Obs. wicked; evil.
[1350–1400]
naugh′ti•ly, adv.
naugh′ti•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.naughty - suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
2.naughty - badly behaved; "a naughty boy"
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"

naughty

adjective
1. disobedient, bad, mischievous, badly behaved, wayward, playful, wicked, sinful, fractious, impish, roguish, refractory You naughty boy, you gave me such a fright.
disobedient good, seemly, proper, polite, obedient, well-behaved, well-mannered
2. obscene, blue, vulgar, improper, lewd, risqué, X-rated (informal), bawdy, smutty, off-colour, ribald saucy TV shows crammed with naughty innuendo
obscene clean, proper, polite

naughty

adjective
1. Misbehaving, often in a troublesome way:
2. Not in keeping with conventional mores:
Idiom: out of line.
Translations
شِرّير، رَديء، غَيْر مُطيعمُؤْذٍ
zlobivýuličnický
uartig
tuhma
nestašan
óòekkur
腕白な
말썽꾸러기인
išdykęs
nepaklausīgsnerātns
poreden
stygg
ซุกซน
nghịch ngợm

naughty

[ˈnɔːtɪ] ADJ (naughtier (compar) (naughtiest (superl)))
1. [child] → travieso, malo
you've been very naughtyhas sido muy malo
that was very naughty of you; that was a naughty thing to doeso ha estado muy feo
you naughty boy! (angrily) → ¡mira que eres malo or travieso!; (indulgently) → ¡anda, pillín or picaruelo!
2. (of adult) I'm going to be very naughty and have two cakesvoy a portarme mal y comerme dos pasteles
it was a bit naughty of you to leave without telling anyoneno estuvo nada bien que te marcharas sin decir nada
3. (= risqué) [joke, song] → verde, colorado (LAm)
she gave me a naughty lookme miró con picardía
naughty bits (= male genitals) → paquete m
the naughty bits (in film etc) → las escenas picantes
the Naughty Ninetiesla Bella Época

naughty

[ˈnɔːti] adj
[child] → vilain(e)
naughty girl! → vilaine!
a naughty boy → un vilain garçon
to be naughty → être vilain
Don't be naughty! → Ne fais pas le vilain!, Ne sois pas vilain!
[story, film, magazine] → grivois(e)

naughty

adj (+er)
frech, dreist; childunartig, ungezogen; dogunartig; (= disobedient)ungehorsam; you naughty boy/dog!du böser or unartiger Junge/Hund!; it was naughty of him to break itdas war aber gar nicht lieb von ihm, dass er das kaputt gemacht hat; I was naughty and ate a whole bar of chocolateich habe schwer gesündigt und eine ganze Tafel Schokolade gegessen; naughty, naughty!aber, aber!; how naughty of me/him!das war ja gar nicht lieb!; the kitten’s been naughty on the carpet (inf)das Kätzchen hat auf den Teppich gemacht
(= fattening: of food) (it’s) naughty but nicees ist ungesund, dafür aber lecker
(= shocking) joke, word, storyunanständig; naughty!nein, wie unanständig!; the naughty ninetiesdie frechen neunziger Jahre or Neunzigerjahre; the naughty bits (hum: = genitals) → die Genitalien pl

naughty

[ˈnɔːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a. (child) → cattivo/a, cattivello/a, birichino/a
that was a naughty thing to do → non si fanno queste cose
b. (joke, song, story, film) → spinto/a

naughty

(ˈnoːti) adjective
(usually of children) badly-behaved. a naughty boy; It is naughty to kick other children.
naughtily adverb
ˈnaughtiness noun

naughty

مُؤْذٍ zlobivý uartig ungezogen άτακτος pícaro tuhma coquin nestašan birichino 腕白な 말썽꾸러기인 stout slem niegrzeczny travesso непослушный stygg ซุกซน yaramaz nghịch ngợm 顽皮的

naughty

a. travieso-a, majadero-a.
References in classic literature ?
It's naughty to fret, but I do think washing dishes and keeping things tidy is the worst work in the world.
The youngest boy, Etienne, had been very naughty, Madame Ratignolle said, as she delivered him into the hands of his mother.
Bernard smiled down upon the assistant district attorney as upon a naughty child.
this naughty little tinkle is nothing but our shop-bell
But she -- the naughty baggage -- little will she care what they put upon the bodice of her gown Why, look you, she may cover it with a brooch, or such like.
Those naughty boys," she sobbed, "have thrown the dirt all over me, and called me a little raga-- raga--"
You naughty, wicked child,--you've been stealing this
I dared commit no fault: I strove to fulfil every duty; and I was termed naughty and tiresome, sullen and sneaking, from morning to noon, and from noon to night.
His peevish reproofs wakened in her a naughty delight to provoke him: she was never so happy as when we were all scolding her at once, and she defying us with her bold, saucy look, and her ready words; turning Joseph's religious curses into ridicule, baiting me, and doing just what her father hated most - showing how her pretended insolence, which he thought real, had more power over Heathcliff than his kindness: how the boy would do HER bidding in anything, and HIS only when it suited his own inclination.
The children call her `Mistress Mary Quite Contrary,' and though it's naughty of them, one can't help understanding it.
Then, turning affectionately to me, with her cheek against mine, 'Am I a naughty mama to you, Davy?
Naughty, naughty Eppie," he suddenly began, holding her on his knee, and pointing to her muddy feet and clothes--"naughty to cut with the scissors and run away.