What does naughty mean?

Definitions for naughty
ˈnɔ tinaughty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. naughtyadjective

    badly behaved

    "a naughty boy"

Wiktionary

  1. naughtyadjective

    Evil, wicked, morally reprehensible.

  2. naughtyadjective

    Immoral, sexually provocative; now in weakened sense, risqué, cheeky.

  3. naughtyadjective

    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.

  4. naughtyadjective

    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

  1. Naughtyadjective

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naughty

    having little or nothing

  2. Naughty

    worthless; bad; good for nothing

  3. Naughty

    hence, corrupt; wicked

  4. Naughty

    mischievous; perverse; froward; guilty of disobedient or improper conduct; as, a naughty child

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Naughty

    nawt′i, adj. bad in conduct or speech: mischievous: perverse: disagreeable.—adv. Naught′ily.—n. Naught′iness.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'naughty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2637

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naughty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naughty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of naughty in a Sentence

  1. Christian Bale:

    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.

  2. Sacha Sadan:

    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.

  3. Paul Selva:

    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.

  4. Unknown:

    Be happy Be supportive Be Naughty Be just like the way you are But don't get bored.

  5. John Hickenlooper:

    I promised, I called a friend in Philadelphia -- and... we didn't know what an X-movie was. We thought it was a little naughty, but we didn't think it was that bad, you've got ta understand, I was 18 years old.

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