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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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
It is protection, it protects us from the sun and naughty guys.
However, I never threw away those scribbles. I confess I was naughty.
Be happy Be supportive Be Naughty Be just like the way you are But don't get bored.
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.
It's a much more sophisticated debate, just putting( some firms) in the naughty corner and having a go at them is not going to solve the problem.
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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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