adjetivo (naughtier, naughtiest)
- 1(Especially of a child) badly behaved; disobedient: you’ve been a really naughty boyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Sometimes it's like being a school teacher with a multitude of naughty children to look after.
- I wasn't a very naughty child generally, so this was quite out of character.
- If your child is naughty, maybe it is the parents that are at fault.
- 2 • informal Mildly rude or indecent, typically because related to sex: naughty goings-onMás ejemplos en oraciones
indecent, risqué, rude, racy, ribald, bawdy, broad, spicy, suggestive, titillating, improper, indelicate, indecorous, off colour; vulgar, dirty, filthy, smutty, crude, offensive, salacious, coarse, obscene, lewd, pornographic, X-ratedNorth American • informal gamy• euphemistic adult
- It was used to greatest effect when it makes the actors say rude or naughty things.
- Explicit language makes a lot of us squirm because it's chock full of taboos: It's crude, it's naughty, it's raunchy, its real.
- The lyrics to this very hummable song are extremely naughty, not smutty or crude, just enjoyably naughty.
- 3 • archaic Wicked.Más ejemplos en oraciones
badly behaved, disobedient, bad, misbehaved, misbehaving, wayward, defiant, unruly, insubordinate, wilful, self-willed, delinquent, undisciplined, unmanageable, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unbiddable, disorderly, disruptive, mutinous, fractious, refractory, recalcitrant, errant, wild, wicked, obstreperous, difficult, troublesome, awkward, contrary, perverse, attention-seeking, exasperating, incorrigible; bad-mannered, rude, impolite; mischievous, full of mischief, playful, impish, roguish, puckish, rascally, prankish, tricksyScottish • informal gallus• archaic contumacious
- The Future Bible Heroes' new album is in very real danger of being a good deed in a naughty world, as this interview suggests.
the naughty step British • informal
- A place where a child is sent after misbehaving in order to reflect on their actions.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Kemal recently had to sit on the naughty step for putting a toilet brush into Roberto's cardboard box.
- Parenting groups have taken issue with the suitability of the naughty step or "time out" method to discipline children.
- The naughty step, is a place of reflection where the child realises they've done something wrong.
- A situation of public disgrace: the bosses of the unions found themselves on the naughty stepMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Oh, my, then the whole British internet has to go and sit on the naughty step.
- In her monthly guide to subversive parenting, Jennie Bristow sends today's parenting fads and panics to the naughty step.
- As a nation, we're heading for the naughty step.
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- Drinking coffee at night still seems naughtily bohemian in this city, and there's an undercurrent of guilty complicity in the air.
- ‘You're right,’ Aidan agreed and smiled rather naughtily.
- Lynn winks naughtily at him, and Clark's smile broadens.
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- She has the knack of bringing out the naughtiness in people…
- There's an awful lot of rude words in it, a lot of swearing, a lot of naughtiness.
- He had a very highly developed sense of humour and naughtiness.