NAUGHTY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NAUGHTY
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naughty
 a.  behaving badly and not being obedient, not socially acceptable
 a.  mildly rude or indecent, typically because related to sex
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  It's naughty to fret, but I do think washing dishes and keeping things tidy is the worst work in the world.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
2  My only comfort," she said to Meg, with tears in her eyes, "is that Mother doesn't take tucks in my dresses whenever I'm naughty, as Maria Parks's mother does.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
3  I'd rather you wouldn't, said Meg, taking a naughty satisfaction in trying her lover's patience and her own power.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
4  All the blame of this should have fallen upon Jo, for her naughty imitation had been too lifelike to escape detection, and the frolicsome Lambs had permitted the joke to escape.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
5  Jo would turn up her naughty nose at some of the finest, because she has no soul for art, but I have, and I'm cultivating eye and taste as fast as I can.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
6  Ah, yes, I hear these naughty ones go to vex you, Mees Marsch.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
7  Some are naughty through mismanagment or neglect, and some lose their mothers.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
8  Not a single thing more, for being so naughty.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
9  She stamped her foot, wavered a moment, and then, irresistibly impelled by the naughty spirit within her, slapped me on the cheek: a stinging blow that filled both eyes with water.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
10  The naughty thing never made her appearance at tea.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  "It gives me back my boyish ideals to know that such a love can exist in this naughty world," he continued.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  Mammy used to hold her over my head whenever I was naughty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
13  But this morning she said: "Wade, you've been very naughty."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
14  Wade shrank back, expecting to be told again that he was naughty and must return to Aunt Pitty's, but instead, Uncle Rhett smiled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
15  Scarlett leaned her head against the wall, like a naughty child in a corner, and rubbed her aching throat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
Example Sentence:
1  He who has ability to be such a naughty guy and can be stronger more as well.
2  The naughty dog cowered in a corner.
3  The naughty kid was in the classroom in body but not in spirit.
4  You naughty boy, stop pulling the cat's tail.
5  Compared with evil immorality, being amoral is more like being naughty.