adverb see naughty

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  • Naughtily — Naugh ti*ly, adv. In a naughty manner; wickedly; perversely. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naughtily — naughty ► ADJECTIVE (naughtier, naughtiest) 1) (especially of a child) disobedient; badly behaved. 2) informal mildly rude or indecent. DERIVATIVES naughtily adverb naughtiness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «possessing nothin …   English terms dictionary

  • naughtily — adverb in a disobedient or naughty way he behaved badly in school he mischievously looked for a chance to embarrass his sister behaved naughtily when they had guests and was sent to his room • Syn: ↑badly, ↑mischievously • Derived from adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • naughtily — See naughty. * * * …   Universalium

  • naughtily — adverb In a naughty manner …   Wiktionary

  • naughtily — nɔːtɪlɪ adv. mischievously, like a bad boy; inappropriately, in a vulgar manner, rudely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • naughtily — naugh·ti·ly …   English syllables

  • naughtily — See: naughty …   English dictionary

  • naughtily adv — You re a real zero, said Tom naughtily …   English expressions

  • naughty — naughtily, adv. naughtiness, n. /naw tee/, adj., naughtier, naughtiest. 1. disobedient; mischievous (used esp. in speaking to or about children): Weren t we naughty not to eat our spinach? 2. improper, tasteless, indecorous, or indecent: a… …   Universalium

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