naughty

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Positive
naughty

Comparative
naughtier

Superlative
naughtiest

  1. If somebody, especially a child or a pet, is naughty, they are not good.
    Oh! Go on you naughty boy. Silly thing. Get out.
    Hannah was described as a bright but naughty child.
    Parents often tell their children what is naughty behaviour but not what is good behaviour.
  2. If an adult is naughty, they are a little bit bad, often in a fun or sexual way.
    He just kept putting wine in my glass. It's quite naughty, isn't it?
    She walked out of the shower with a towel just covering her naughty bits.

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