naughty - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˈnɔːti/
adjectivenaughty
comparativenaughtier
superlativenaughtiest
  1. 1
    a naughty child behaves badly and does not do what you ask them to

    a naughty boy

    1. a.
      a naughty adult does something that they know they should not do
  2. 2
    British informal a naughty joke, picture, or postcard is sexual in a rude but funny way

derived words

naughtily

adverb

naughtiness

noun [uncountable]