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Synonyms for naughty
ˈnɔ tinaughty

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Wiktionary3.5 / 2 votes

  1. naughtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    mischievous, dirty

  2. naughtyadjective

    Evil, wicked, morally reprehensible.

    Synonyms:
    dirty, mischievous

  3. naughtyadjective

    Immoral, sexually provocative; now in weakened sense, risqué, cheeky.

    Synonyms:
    dirty, mischievous

  4. naughtyadjective

    Bad, worthless, substandard.

    One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad. Jeremiah 24:2, American King James Bible.

    Synonyms:
    mischievous, dirty

  5. naughtyadjective

    Mischievous; tending to misbehave or act badly (especially of a child).

    Some naughty boys at school hid the teacher's lesson notes.

    Synonyms:
    mischievous, dirty

  6. naughtyadjective

    Antonyms:
    nice

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.5 / 2 votes

  1. naughty

    Synonyms:
    worthless, vile, corrupt, bad, froward, refractory, wicked, perverse

    Antonyms:
    worthy, good, precious, pure, docile, tractable, well-behaved

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. blue, gamy, gamey, juicy, naughty, racy, risque, spicyadjective

    suggestive of sexual impropriety

    "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, red-hot, spirited, racy, hot, toothsome, mettlesome, gamy, zesty, bluish, fat, dismal, dark, down in the mouth, gentle, savoury, robust, disconsolate, gloomy, drear, puritanical, low, profane, spunky, blue, blueish, gamey, luscious, downhearted, lively, juicy, downcast, blasphemous, high, drab, gritty, patrician, rich, blue-blooded, game, spicy, savory, full-bodied, aristocratic, blue(a), sorry, aristocratical, puritanic, grim, depressed, dingy, dreary, piquant, risque, low-spirited, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, good

  2. naughtyadjective

    badly behaved

    "a naughty boy"

    Synonyms:
    racy, risque, blue, gamy, juicy, spicy, gamey

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, good

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. naughtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    wicked, bad, corrupt, sinful

  2. naughtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    perverse, froward, mischievous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. naughtyadjective

    Synonyms:
    disobedient, mischievous, perverse, forward, refractory

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "naughty":

    nasty, villain, bad, ugly, rascal, wicked, dirty, horrid, redheaded

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#42256mischievous
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#245806downhearted
#277280toothsome

How to use naughty in a sentence?

  1. Meekin:

    Dr. Paul: Get out, get out libidinous swine! And take that painted strumpet with you. May you both rot in the filth of your own fornication! Nicky: And what did you say to him? Dr. Paul: Say, Madam? I said nothing. I simply pulled up my tights and jumped out of the bathroom window. Nicky: Oh Dr. Paul, you're so naughty! Dr. Paul: Well, I try, Madam. And then, ten minutes later when I've got my breath back, I try again!

  2. Paul Selva:

    I don't have a complete intelligence report, senator, but I understand that the reindeer have been in fact fed their quantity of oats and are prepared for the delivery of all of those gifts to those who have been nice and not naughty.

  3. Unknown:

    Be happy Be supportive Be Naughty Be just like the way you are But don't get bored.

  4. Christian Bale:

    Moses is such an intense character that you need to have a little break from him, so we'd always 'look on the bright side of life', thinking 'He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy'. It just helped me.

  5. Sacha Sadan:

    It's a much more sophisticated debate, just putting( some firms) in the naughty corner and having a go at them is not going to solve the problem.


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