Definitions for misbehaveˌmɪs bɪˈheɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mis•be•haveˌmɪs bɪˈheɪv(v.)-haved, -hav•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to behave badly or improperly.

  2. (v.t.)to conduct (oneself) badly or improperly.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misbehave, misconduct, misdemean(verb)

    behave badly

    "The children misbehaved all morning"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. misbehave(verb)ˌmɪs bɪˈheɪv

    to behave badly

    kids misbehaving in school


  1. misbehave(Verb)

    to act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner.

    He doesn't mean to misbehave; he just doesn't know better.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misbehave

    to behave ill; to conduct one's self improperly; -- often used with a reciprocal pronoun

Translations for misbehave

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to behave badly

If you misbehave, I'll send you to bed.

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