What does Naughty mean?
Definitions for Naughty
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blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicyadjective
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"
"a naughty boy"
Evil, wicked, morally reprehensible.
Immoral, sexually provocative; now in weakened sense, risqué, cheeky.
Bad, worthless, substandard.
One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad. uE000182034uE001 Jeremiah 24:2, American King James Bible.
Mischievous; tending to misbehave or act badly (especially of a child).
Some naughty boys at school hid the teacher's lesson notes.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A prince of great courage and beauty, but fostered up in blood by his naughty father. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
These naughty times
Put bars between the owners and their rights. William Shakespeare.
How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world. William Shakespeare.
If gentle slumbers on thy temples creep,
But naughty man, thou dost not mean to sleep,
Betake thee to thy bed. Dryden.
having little or nothing
worthless; bad; good for nothing
hence, corrupt; wicked
mischievous; perverse; froward; guilty of disobedient or improper conduct; as, a naughty child
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nawt′i, adj. bad in conduct or speech: mischievous: perverse: disagreeable.—adv. Naught′ily.—n. Naught′iness.
British National Corpus
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Rank popularity for the word 'Naughty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2637
The numerical value of Naughty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Naughty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Naughty in a Sentence
However, I never threw away those scribbles. I confess I was naughty.
I had a great crush on him, eventually, he got one on me. It was inevitable to fall in love with him. He was so naughty and so charming.
Moses is such an intense character that you need to have a little break from him, so we'd always 'look on the bright side of life', thinking 'He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy'. It just helped me.
Oh God, she was so bawdy ! She was such a naughty girl, she had such a raunchy sense of humor.
I don't have a complete intelligence report, senator, but I understand that the reindeer have been in fact fed their quantity of oats and are prepared for the delivery of all of those gifts to those who have been nice and not naughty.
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- شرير, مؤذArabic
- trapellaCatalan, Valencian
- uartig, slemDanish
- dreist, unartig, frech, ungehorsamGerman
- maleducado, obsceno, picante, traviesoSpanish
- ilkeä, tuhmaFinnish
- malin, malicieux, vilain, méchantFrench
- crostaScottish Gaelic
- rossz, csintalanHungarian
- osceno, provocante, birichino, malizioso, furbettoItalian
- 行儀が悪い, いたずら, わんぱく, やんちゃJapanese
- gedurfd, vuil, ondeugend, gewaagd, stout, brutaalDutch
- slem, frekk, uforskamma, uskikkeligNorwegian
- travesso, safado, levadoPortuguese
- непослушный, озорной, шаловливыйRussian
- nghịch ngợmVietnamese
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