Definition of ill-behaved in English:

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ill-behaved

adjective

Behaving badly: the most ill-behaved lot of kids and pets you’ve ever seen
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  • And his predicament is making life a misery for his identical twin brother Mark, who is finding it more and more difficult to persuade publicans he is not his ill-behaved brother.
  • My own view is that people are ill-behaved when drunk because they know that there are no effective punishments for serious crimes like stabbing assaults let alone minor vandalism.
  • For a start, there is the disruption to other children in school who suffer from the disturbances caused by ill-behaved pupils and who take up more and more of the teachers' time.

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Syllabification: ill-be·haved

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