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naughty

view main entry for naughtyadjective  /ˈnɔːti/ 
British English pronunciation: naughtyClick to listen to the pronunciation of naughty

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naughtily

adverb

naughtiness

noun [uncountable]
naughtiness noun [uncountable]Morally bad or wrong behaviour: evil, sin, wrong, immorality, enormity, decadence, depravity, iniquity, villainy, excess

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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