blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicy(adj)
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.
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.
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Written Corpus Frequency
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
When I was a child there was a TVprogram and a series of booksabout a really naughty girl calledMarmalade Atkins. I always likedthat name, it seems sweet butmischievous and a bit spiky.
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.
We are seeing short sellers hold and build their positions in the hopes of making back some of their losses hoping for a year-end swoon in Tesla’s stock price, by the beginning of 2021 we should be able to see whether it’s the Tesla longs or Tesla shorts that are on Santa’s naughty or nice lists.
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.
First and foremost, it's a real easy song to play. Second, it's got a great beat. Third, it's got a lot of notoriety, meaning it must be naughty, so it must be fun.
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Translations for naughty
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- شرير, مؤذArabic
- trapellaCatalan, Valencian
- slem, uartigDanish
- unartig, ungehorsam, frech, dreistGerman
- picante, obsceno, travieso, maleducadoSpanish
- ilkeä, tuhmaFinnish
- vilain, malin, malicieux, méchantFrench
- crostaScottish Gaelic
- csintalan, rosszHungarian
- malizioso, furbetto, provocante, birichino, oscenoItalian
- やんちゃ, いたずら, わんぱく, 行儀が悪いJapanese
- ondeugend, stout, vuil, brutaal, gewaagd, gedurfdDutch
- uskikkelig, uforskamma, frekk, slemNorwegian
- levado, safado, travessoPortuguese
- озорной, шаловливый, непослушныйRussian
- nghịch ngợmVietnamese
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